On the morphology of ammonium nitrate (III): theory and observation

L.J.P. Vogels, P. Bennema, M.H.J. Hottenhuis, M. Elwenspoek

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    Abstract

    The aim of this paper is to derive on a theoretical basis the morphology of crystals of ammonium nitrate, phase III, and to compare the results with experimental growth forms. The theory used is based on the concepts of periodic bond chain (PBC), F face and connected net, developed by Hartman and Perdok. Further an Ising model is used to determine roughening temperatures. Based on different criteria theoretical growth forms are predicted and compared with experiments.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)733-743
    Number of pages11
    JournalJournal of crystal growth
    Volume108
    Issue number3-4
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 1991

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