Thermodynamics of surfaces and interfaces : concepts in inorganic materials / Gerald H. Meier.

Meier, Gerald H., 1942- author.
Cambridge, England : Cambridge University Press, 2014.
1 online resource (256 p.)
Surfaces (Physics).
Surface chemistry.
Interfaces (Physical sciences).
Electronic books.
An accessible yet rigorous discussion, featuring case studies and study problems to illustrate and reinforce key concepts.
Cover; Half title; Cover Description; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1 Summary of basic thermodynamic concepts; 1.1 Basic thermodynamics; 1.1.1 Extensive and molar properties of a thermodynamic system; 1.1.2 The first law; 1.1.3 The second law; 1.1.4 The third law; 1.1.5 Combined first and second laws; 1.2 Multicomponent systems- solution thermodynamics; 1.2.1 The ideal-solution model; 1.2.2 Non-ideal solutions; 1.3 Multiphase equilibria; 1.3.1 Unary systems; 1.3.2 Multicomponent systems; 1.4 Chemical reactions; 1.4.1 Chemical reactions involving gases
1.5 Summary1.6 References; 1.7 Study problems; 1.8 Selected thermodynamic data references; 2 Introduction to surface quantities; 2.1 Description of a surface/interface; 2.2 Thermodynamic properties; 2.2.1 Creation of a surface; 2.2.2 Extension of a surface; 2.2.3 Relations among surface quantities; 2.2.4 Relations between and ; 2.2.5 Determination of surface parameters; 2.2.6 Description of surface contributions to the thermodynamic description of material systems; 2.3 Summary; 2.4 References; 2.5 Study problems; 3 Equilibrium at intersections of surfaces: wetting
3.1 Non-reactive versus reactive wetting3.2 Non-reactive wetting; 3.2.1 The contact angle on an ideal solid surface (Young's equation); 3.2.2 Work of adhesion; 3.2.3 Capillary rise; 3.2.4 Small droplets; 3.2.5 Non-ideal surfaces; 3.3 Reactive wetting; 3.4 Selected values of interfacial energies; 3.5 Summary; 3.6 References; 3.7 Study problems; 4 Surfaces of crystalline solids; 4.1 Surface energy for crystalline solids; 4.1.1 Equilibrium crystal shape; 4.2 Internal boundaries; 4.2.1 Types of grain boundaries; 4.2.2 Intersections of grain boundaries with free surfaces
4.2.3 Intersections of grain boundaries4.3 Faceting; 4.4 Measurement of surface and grain-boundary energies; 4.4.1 The zero-creep technique; 4.4.2 The multiphase-equilibrium (MPE) technique; 4.4.3 Selected values of high-angle grain-boundary energies; 4.5 Summary; 4.6 References; 4.7 Study problems; 5 Interphase interfaces; 5.1 Interface classifications; 5.1.1 Coherent interfaces; 5.1.2 Semicoherent interfaces; 5.1.3 Incoherent interfaces; 5.1.4 Interface mobility; 5.2 Interaction of second phases with grain boundaries; 5.3 Thin-film formation; 5.3.1 Growth of thin oxide films
5.3.2 Formation of metal films by evaporation5.4 Summary; 5.5 References; 5.6 Study problems; 6 Curved surfaces; 6.1 Derivation of the Laplace equation; 6.1.1 Techniques that use the Laplace equation to measure surface energy; 6.2 The effect of curvature on the chemical potential; 6.2.1 Grain growth; 6.3 Phase equilibria in one-component systems; 6.3.1 The relation between μS and μL (or μV); 6.3.2 The vapor pressure of a pure liquid; 6.3.3 The vapor pressure of an isotropic solid particle; 6.3.4 The melting point of a one-component solid; 6.4 Nucleation; 6.4.1 Homogeneous nucleation
6.4.2 Heterogeneous nucleation
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