Study of temperature fields and hydrodynamic flows in an ampoule during crystallization according to the Bridgman method

1Klimenko, Yu.A, 1Ladikov-Roev, Yu.P, 1Salnikov, NN, 1Tkachenko, VA, 1Cheremnykh, OK
1Space Research Institute of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and the State Space Agency of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
Kosm. nauka tehnol. 2002, 8 ;(Supplement2):338-354
Publication Language: Russian
Abstract: 
The main processes occurring during directional solidification according to the Bridgman method in a cylindrical ampoule under microgravity conditions are considered. The influence of the heterogeneity of the temperature gradient, thermal convection and the movement of the ampoule on the shape of the crystallization front has been studied. An algorithm for changing the temperature of the refrigerator to obtain a flat crystallization front is proposed.
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