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Questions relating to the phase-field modeling of materials, which provides a means of simulating microstructure evolution at the mesoscale.

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What are some common techniques for building multiscale models for materials?

Most, if not all, material systems are multiscale in nature that are described by different physics at different length and time scales, ranging from density functional theory (DFT) to phase field ...
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What are the modelling techniques that can be used for simulating microstructure evolution in materials?

I am aware that the Potts Model can be used to simulate grain growth, and that Phase Field Models have also been very successful. What are the advantages and limitations of these models? What are the ...