T. Gonda and S. Nakahara
Faculty of Science and Technology, Science University of Tokyo, Noda, Chiba 278, Japan
(Received December 5, 1989; Accepted March 12, 1990)
Keywords: Dendritic Growth, Ice Dendrite, Growth Form, Volume Diffusion, Visualization of Diffusion Field
Abstract. Studies on the tip shape and velocity of primary and side branches of dendritic ice crystals growing from sucrose solutions were carried out. The diffusion field of water molecules around a dendritic ice crystal was visualized using a schlieren microscope.