TITLE

Discussion of “The Development of the Concept of Vacancy-Mediated Substitutional Diffusion: The Important Contribution from Fredrick Seitz”

AUTHOR(S)
Paul, Aloke
PUB. DATE
December 2013
SOURCE
Metallurgical & Materials Transactions. Part A;Dec2013, Vol. 44 Issue 12, p5622
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the development of the concept of vacancy-mediated substitutional diffusion and the contributions to this by physicist Fredrick Seitz. It also discusses contributions and research done by both Seitz and the chemist and metallurgist Ernest Kirkendall on the diffusion mechanism in metallic microstructures. Through research and experiments on copper by Seitz, it was concluded that diffusion occurs via the vacancy mechanism.
ACCESSION #
91988753

 

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