Investigation on Peritectic Layered Structures by Using the Binary Organic Components TRIS-NPG as Model Substances for Metal-Like Solidification

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Abstract

This communication gives a short overview about the latest research findings in the field of peritectic solidification pattern formation by using
transparent organic components as model substances. These materials solidify metal-like and thus enable in-situ observations of the solidification
dynamics with a simple transmitted-light microscope. Peritectic solidification pattern are strongly affected by thermo-solutal convection. Hence,
experiments were carried out to analyze the effect convection does have on the formation of, in particular, layered peritectic solidification structures. In
future, μg experiments aboard the International Space Station (ISS) are foreseen where natural convection is omitted.
Translated title of the contributionUntersuchung von peritektischen Schichtstrukturen durch Verwendung der binären organischen Komponenten TRIS-NPG als Modellsubstanzen für metallartige Erstarrung
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-3
Number of pages3
JournalResearch & Development in Material Science
Volume4.2018
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 26 Feb 2018

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