Modeling of Entropy Production and Self-Organization of Decomposing Metallic Alloy Under high Current Density
Keywords:electromigration, alloy, decomposition, Joule heating, entropy production, electron wind, Monte Carlo method, structure
The synergy of the decomposition and electromigration in binary alloys under a very strong electric current is analyzed in the frame of the entropy production rate approach and simulated by the Monte Carlo method. The morphology evolution and the Joule heating rate time behavior depend on what is fixed during the electromigration – current or voltage.
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