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For the function defined on the set of admissible density lists by f ðr~Þ ¼ la ra 24 For example, when f is the free energy described in Footnote 22, a free energy used by materials scientists also for substitutional alloys (cf. B). A Unified Treatment of Evolving Interfaces 39 with each of the ls constant, › ð zÞ f ¼ la 2 lz : ›ra ð9:11Þ Next, choose a species z and bear in mind that ›f ðzÞ =›ra is a standard partial derivative. Then, for r~ðtÞ an admissible, time-dependent density list and wðtÞ ¼ f ðr~ðtÞÞ; w_ ¼ N N X X ›f ðzÞ ðr~Þ a ›ðzÞ f ðr~Þ a r ¼ r_ ; _ ›ra ›ra a¼1 a¼1 |ﬄﬄﬄﬄﬄ{zﬄﬄﬄﬄﬄ} |ﬄﬄﬄﬄﬄ{zﬄﬄﬄﬄﬄ} chain-rule ð9:12Þ by Eq: ð9:8Þ which is the chain-rule for Larche´ – Cahn derivatives.

4) applied to Fick’s law is the requirement that ! N N N N X X X X a ab bz ab 7mbz ¼ 0; ¼2 M 7m ¼ 2 M a¼1 a;b¼1 b¼1 a¼1 an equation that will be satisfied for each choice of z provided the term in parenthesis vanishes. Thus, recalling Eq. 20), we have the mobility constraints of Larche´ and Cahn (1985, Eqs. 3)): N X Mab ðE; r~Þ ¼ 0; a¼1 N X Mab ðE; r~Þ ¼ 0: ð9:21Þ b¼1 C. 13). Because of the lattice constraint, thermodynamic arguments involving arbitrary variations of the atomic densities are delicate.

21), we may replace Ab 2 Az in Eq. 61) by Ab and Nb 2 Nz in Eq. 62) by Nb : F. Cubic Symmetry The cubic specializations of the foregoing are straightforward and give results analogous to those presented in the unconstrained case. Because of their importance, we present these here. First, the tensors Mab ; Aab ; Nab ; Aa ; and Na are isotropic, so that Mab ¼ mab 1; Aab ¼ aab 1; Nab ¼ hab 1; Na ¼ ha 1; Aa ¼ aa 1; ð9:63Þ with aab ¼ aa 2 ab and hab ¼ ha 2 hb : Further, the moduli aa and ha are related through the compressibility k via aa ¼ 23kha : ð9:64Þ E.