Fluid dynamics video of domains with spiral dislocations formed in the wake of an enslaved phase-separation front
Foard, Eric M.; Wagner, Alexander J.
Enslaved phase-separation fronts that move with a speed just smaller than that of a free front will leave in their wake a morphology of alternating domains that are roughly aligned with the front. However, these alternating domains will typically not be in phase initially. Instead there are defects. Here we present novel phase-separation morphologies that are formed in such systems where the defects are reminiscent of spiral dislocations in crystal growth.
Fluid dynamics video; Phase separation; lattice Boltzmann; phase separation front; morphology; dislocations; screw dislocations