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An Introduction to Solid State Diffusion

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Senior undergraduate and beginning graduate students in materials science, metallurgy, mineralogy, and solid state physics and chemistry.


Published: August 1988

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-118425-4


  • "A fine book that provides complete, up-to-date coverage on a subject that is of continuing interest. A much needed text. I predict that it will have a long and sustained vogue."
    --H.B. Huntington, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

    "The authors know their subject and treat an interesting variety of topics."
    --Paul Shewmon, Ohio State University


  • Fundamental Concepts. Point Defects in Elemental Crystalline Substances. Mechanics of Diffusion. Diffusion in Metals and Alloys. Diffusion in Ionic Crystals. Less Common Modes of Diffusion. The Isotope Effect. Diffusion in a Concentration Gradient. Diffusion in Semiconductors. Kinetics of Defect Reactions. Experimental Methods. Solid State Reactions. Appendixes.


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