Computer Modelling of Bulk Crystal Growth

Andrew Yeckel, Jeffrey J. Derby

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This chapter contains sections titled: Introduction Present state of bulk crystal growth modelling Bulk crystal growth processes Transport modelling in bulk crystal growth Computer-aided analysis Modelling examples Summary and outlook Acknowledgments References.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationBulk Crystal Growth of Electronic, Optical and Optoelectronic Materials
Number of pages47
ISBN (Electronic)9780470012086
ISBN (Print)0470851422, 9780470851425
StatePublished - Jul 14 2010

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© 2005 John Wiley & Sons Ltd. All Rights Reserved.


  • Bridgman growth of CZT - axisymmetric analysis by accelerated crucible rotation technique (ACRT)
  • Bulk crystal growth modelling and present state - computer-aided bulk crystal growth analysis
  • Bulk crystal growth processes - solution growth, confined growth, meniscus-defined growth methods
  • Computer modelling of bulk crystal growth - difficult industrial processes to model
  • Computer-aided numerical analysis of crystal-growth modelling and discretizing equations
  • Deforming grids and arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian (ALE) methods - solving time-dependent moving boundary problems in fluid mechanics
  • Governing equations, accurate and rigorous transport account
  • Modelling examples, crystal-growth modelling and low-cost silicon by ribbon-to-ribbon (RTR) process
  • Numerical interface representation - by fixed-grid and deforming-grid methods
  • Transport modelling in bulk crystal growth


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