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nu·cle·a·tion

(nū-klē-ā'shŭn),
Process of forming a nidus (4).

nucleation

The process of forming a nucleus.
 
Chemistry
The formation of crystals in a supersaturated inorganic solution.
 
Physiology
The assembly of G-actin subunits into small oligomers, which is a rate-limiting step in actin polymerisation.

nu·cle·a·tion

(nū'klē-ā'shŭn)
Process of forming a nidus (4).
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Since the nucleation of austenite transformation remains with the site saturation nucleation, it can be assumed that the nucleation has been completed when the growth begins.
2010); instruments capable of measuring all modes of the ice nucleation cycle, including techniques for measuring tropospheric water vapor concentration (Neely and Thayer 2011); methods of characterizing the structure of ice in clouds (Carr et al.
This phenomenon can be preliminarily explained by the balance between the nucleation and crystal growth.
The barrier energy for heterogeneous nucleation is not reached by small amounts of cooling energy at these temperatures.
The XRD patterns (figure 3) of the nucleation side of the D1 and D2 films clearly show crystalline diamond phase.
In addition, because smaller particles have a greater solubility, it is not surprising that ice nucleation tends to occur on larger aerosols.
One concrete case would be the nucleation and growth of ferrite from austenite in an iron-carbon alloy.
Therefore, scientists need to predict the nucleation rate based on knowledge of the composition of the critical nucleus, Zhang explains.
The first two chapters in this collection review recent developments in the thermochemistry of pre-nucleation clusters composed of common atmospheric nucleation precursors, and explore some problems with organic mass spectrometry.
The company has designed the glass with bike-shaped etchings on the bottom of the interior, intended to create bubbly nucleation when beer is poured into it, resulting in a more dramatic rolling carbonation throughout the beer.