GATE MT 2021 Q19. Consider homogeneous nucleation of a spherical solid in liquid. For a given undercooling, if surface energy of a nucleus increases by 20 %, the corresponding increase (in percent) in the critical radius of the nucleus is: (round off to nearest integer).

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Answer:- 20 Homogeneous Nucleation:- In Homogeneous Nucleation the probability of nucleation occuring at any given site is identical to that at any other site within the volume of the parent phase. The solution to the above question is attached below:-

Answer:- 20

Homogeneous Nucleation:- In Homogeneous Nucleation the probability of nucleation occuring at any given site is identical to that at any other site within the volume of the parent phase.

The solution to the above question is attached below:-

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