Transient critical flux in nucleation theory

Vitaly A. Shneidman

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Homogeneous nucleation with arbitrary preexisting nuclei distribution is studied in the limit of a high nucleation barrier. An asymptotically exact expression for the time-dependent nuclei flux at the critical size is obtained.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2609-2611
Number of pages3
JournalPhysical Review A
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1991
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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