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Fractal concepts in surface growth

Author: Albert-László Barabási; H Eugene Stanley
Publisher: Cambridge, England ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Brings together two subjects in modern physics: fractals and surfaces. To those interested in the study of surfaces and interfaces, it brings the concept of fractals; to those concerned with fractals  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Albert-László Barabási; H Eugene Stanley
ISBN: 0521483085 9780521483087 0521483182 9780521483186
OCLC Number: 503323129
Description: xx, 366 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Preface; Notation guide; Part I. Introduction: 1. Interfaces in nature; 2. Scaling concepts; 3. Fractal concepts; Part II. Nonequilibrium Roughening: 4. Random deposition; 5. Linear theory; 6. Kardar-Parisi-Zhang equation; 7. Renormalization group approach; 8. Discrete growth models; Part III. Interfaces in Random Media: 9. Basic phenomena; 10. Quenched noise; 11. Experiments; Part IV. Molecular Beam Epitaxy: 12. Basic phenomena of MBE; 13. Linear theory of MBE; 14. Nonlinear theory for MBE; 15. Discrete models for MBE; 16. MBE experiments; 17. Submonolayer deposition; 18. The roughening transition; 19. Nonlocal growth models; 20. Diffusion bias; Part V. Noise: 21. Diffusive versus deposition noise; 22. Correlated noise; 23. Rare events; Part VI. Advanced Topics: 24. Multi-affine surfaces; 25. Variants of the KPZ equation; 26. Equilibrium fluctuations and directed polymers; Part VII. Finale: 27. Summary of the continuum growth equations; 28. Outlook; Appendices; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Albert-Lászlo Barabási, H. Eugene Stanley.

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