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Added dimensions to grain growth

A long-standing mathematical model for the growth of grains in two dimensions has been generalized to three and higher dimensions. This will aid our practical understanding of certain crucial properties of materials.

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Kinderlehrer, D. Added dimensions to grain growth. Nature 446, 995–996 (2007). https://doi.org/10.1038/446995a

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