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Crystal Growth Fundamentals.  Thermodynamics, Kinetics and Transport

Chapter Preprint to be translated for Synthetic Crystals (China Chemi-cal Industry Press 2022) 

now avalable via ResearchGate:





Thermodynamics, Origin, and Control of Defects

October 2020

Revised manuscript is now avalable via ResearchGate:




Lectures on Crystal Growth and Defects,


AST ( Advanced Silicon Technology Co., Ltd)

in China, 

November 15 - December 21, 2020

20 hours video confernce lecture course

Lecturer: P. Rudolph


Indian Summer School on Crystal Growth 


14 - 23 May  2020,

in Chennai, India

Online Lecturer: P. Rudolph 

Crystal Defect Reasons and Engineering


Peter Rudolph:

International Lectures on Crystal Growth

December 09 - 13, 2019

at IKZ Berlin

Detailed informations are given via the below flyer  


New Edition:

Handbook of Crystal Growth, Elsevier 2015, Eds: T. Nishinaga (Vol 1a,b), P. Rudolph (Vol. 2a,b), T. Kuech (Vol. 3a,b), see below



W. Miller, H. Klapper, P. Rudolph, A. Danilewsky

The History of German Association for Crystal Growth

Cryst. Res. Technol. 55 (2020) 1900202 


Ch. Frank-Rotsch, N. Dropka, F.-M. Kießling, P. Rudolph

Semiconductor Crystal Growth under the Influence of Magnetic Fields

Cryst. Res. Technol. 55 (2020) 1900115

International Lectures on Crystal Growth
PDF-Dokument [248.4 KB]
Rudolph, Dislocation Patterning... CRT 52 (2017) 1
Rudolph Dislocation patterning Review CR[...]
PDF-Dokument [2.1 MB]
Flyer HB Vol II
Flyer HB of CG Vol II.pdf
PDF-Dokument [431.8 KB]
Fundamentals and engineering of defects - a review
Rudolph Defect Engineering.pdf
PDF-Dokument [3.6 MB]
640 kg mc-Si under TMF
640 kg TMF final printed.pdf
PDF-Dokument [1.7 MB]
TMF Efficiency at crystallization
Dropka et al. JCG_efficiency.pdf
PDF-Dokument [2.8 MB]
Influence of travelling magnetic fields on S–L interface shapes of materials with different electrical conductivities
Dropka TMF in various materials.pdf
PDF-Dokument [1.2 MB]
Numerical analysis of the influence of ultrasonic vibration on crystallization processes.
Ubbenjans, Ultrasonic vibration.pdf
PDF-Dokument [565.6 KB]
Characterization of mc-Si solidified in TMF
Kiessling G1 JCG.pdf
PDF-Dokument [1.4 MB]
Rectangular Cz crystals
Jap. J. Crystal Growth galley manuscript[...]
PDF-Dokument [3.9 MB]
Numerical modelling of Czochralski growth of quadratic silicon crystals by means of a travelling magnetic field
Miller rectangular Cz.pdf
PDF-Dokument [609.6 KB]
Verfahren zur Durchmischung von elektrisch leitenden Schmelzen bei Kristallisationsprozessen [Method for mixing of electrically conducting melts during processes of crystallization].
Mischung DE102008027359B4.pdf
PDF-Dokument [1.2 MB]
Verfahren und Anordnung zur Herstellung von Kristallblöcken hoher Reinheit und dazugehörige Kristallisationsanlage
DE 10 2010 028 173.pdf
PDF-Dokument [754.2 KB]
Kristallisationsanlage und Kristallisationsverfahren zur Herstellung eines Blocks aus einem Material, dessen Schmelze elektrisch leitend ist.
PDF-Dokument [916.0 KB]