Special Issue "Global Modeling in Crystal Growth"
A special issue of Crystals (ISSN 2073-4352).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 September 2016)
Dr. Bing Gao
1. Crystal Growth Dynamics Section, Research Institute for Applied Mechanics (RIAM), Kyushu University, 6-1 Kasuga-koen, Kasuga, Fukuoka 816-8580, Japan 2. Materials Processing and Modelling, Industrial Process Technology, Materials and Chemistry, SINTEF, Forskningsveien 1, 0314 Oslo, Norway
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Interests: modeling in crystal growth; bulk crystal or thin film growth; defect control; dislocations; solar cells; computational fluid dynamics; heat transfer
Crystal growth is a very complex and multi-scale coupling system related to macro-scale processes, such as in heat transfer, heat radiation, gas and impurity transfer, and melt convection, and to micro-scale processes, such as chemical reaction, melting and crystallization, and defect generation. How to better grasp the complex multi-scale coupling system is the key point for growing high-quality crystals.
Global modeling of crystal growth processing can help to quickly understand the complex multi-scale coupling system, and optimize the quality of crystals. Global modeling can also enable us to save huge human and material resources in frontier exploration.
To further stimulate crossfertilization of knowledge among scientists and engineers in global modeling of crystal growth, this issue intends to offer a publication forum for all researchers engaged in this field. We encourage submissions regarding global modeling concerning bulk or thin-film crystal growth. The possible scope includes, without being limtied to, the following topics: metals, minerals, semiconductors, superconductors, magnetics, inorganic, organic and biological substances. We would also be interested in submissions covering numerical methods, schemes or algorithms, which help in the simulation of crystal growth.
Dr. Bing Gao
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- global modeling
- macro-scale process
- micro-scale process
- bulk or thin-film crystal growth
- numerical methods
- schemes or algorithms