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Current issue   Ukr. J. Phys. 2017, Vol. 62, N 12, p. 1031-1040
https://doi.org/10.15407/ujpe62.12.1031    Paper

Gusak A.M., Marchenko S.V., Turlo V.V., Bogatyrev A.O.

Bohdan Khmelnytsky National University at Cherkasy
(81, Blvd. Shevchenko, Cherkasy 18000, Ukraine)

Modeling of Entropy Production and Self-Organization of Decomposing Metallic Alloy Under high Current Density

Section: Solid Matter
Original Author's Text: Ukrainian/English

Abstract: The synergy of the decomposition and electromigration in binary alloys under a very strong electric current is analyzed in the frame of the entropy production rate approach and simulated by the Monte Carlo method. The morphology evolution and the Joule heating rate time behavior depend on what is fixed during the electromigration – current or voltage.

Key words:  electromigration, alloy, decomposition, Joule heating, entropy production, electron wind, Monte Carlo method, structure.


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