An equation, describing crystallization
kinetics, of the form:
is the crystalline volume fraction
developed at time
and constant temperature,
are suitable parameters.
is temperature dependent. According to the original theory,
should be an integer from 1 to 4, the value of which should depend only on the type of the statistical model; however, it has become customary to regard it as an adjustable parameter that may be non-integral.
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