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Float zone experiments in space

Float zone experiments in space

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Published by The Center, For sale by the National Technical Information Service in Marshall Space Flight Center, Ala, [Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crystallization,
  • Zone melting

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared for George C. Marshall Space Flight Center
    SeriesNASA contractor report -- 171284
    ContributionsGeorge C. Marshall Space Flight Center, Ames Laboratory
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14927975M

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Float Zone Float-Zone (FZ) growth requires specific feed rods: crack-free, smooth surface, minimum bending, high-purity, free of any oxide or nitride layers and with uniform, microcrystalline morphology, to mention just the most important characteristics.

Experiments were planned to detect the effects of oxide formation upon Marangoni flow by measuring: (1) temperature profiles, (2) solid liquid interface shapes, (3) macrosegregation, and (4) the onset of oscillatory Marangoni flow by detecting oscillating temperature : J.

Verhoeven. AIREX: Float Zone Experiments in Space The objective of this work has been to evaluate whether or not Marangoni flow could be suppressed in molten metals by the presence of very thin oxide films.

Experimental work has been carried out on molten Sn under UHV conditions. The molten zone/freezing crystal interface system and all the mechanisms were examined. If Marangoni convection produces oscillatory flows in the float zone of semiconductor materials, such as silicon, then it is unlikely that superior quality crystals can be grown in space using this process.

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