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Advances in Physical Chemistry
Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 9468050, 9 pages
Research Article

Decay of Metastable State with Account of Agglomeration and Relaxation Processes

Saint Petersburg State University, Universitetskaya Embankment 7/9, Saint Petersburg 199034, Russia

Received 27 July 2015; Revised 5 November 2015; Accepted 8 November 2015

Academic Editor: Leonardo Palmisano

Copyright © 2016 Victor Kurasov. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Theoretical description of the metastable phase decay kinetics in the presence of specific connections between the embryos of small sizes has been given. The theory of the decay kinetics in the presence of relaxation processes is constructed in analytical manner. The -mers nucleation is investigated and the global kinetics of decay is also constructed in this case analytically.