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Stability of Multilayer Structures: Capillary Effects



Daniel Josell, W Carter, John E. Bonevich


The long term stability of multilayer materials composed of nonreactive, immiscible materials is related to the equilibrium shapes of the individual grains within the layers. These shapes are determined by the free energies and locations of the interfaces within the multilayer. We link the results of zero creep experiments with measured grain boundary groove angles to understand experimental observations of multilayer stability.
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Proceedings Volume
Conference Dates
June 1, 1998
Conference Location
Conference Title
Nanostructured Materials


capillary, Interface, multilayer, stability, thin film


Josell, D. , Carter, W. and Bonevich, J. (1998), Stability of Multilayer Structures: Capillary Effects, Proceedings Volume, Undefined (Accessed April 24, 2024)
Created May 31, 1998, Updated October 12, 2021