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Numerical test of the damping time of layer-by-layer growth on stochastic models.
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PMID:  11969604     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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We perform Monte Carlo simulations on stochastic models such as the Wolf-Villain (WV) model and the Family model in a modified version to measure the mean separation l between islands in a submonolayer regime and the damping time t* of layer-by-layer growth oscillations in one dimension. The stochastic models are modified, allowing for diffusion within interval r upon deposition. It is found numerically that the mean separation and the damping time depend on the diffusion interval r, leading to the fact that the damping time is related to the mean separation as t* approximately l(4/3) for the WV model and t* approximately l(2) for the Family model. The numerical results are in excellent agreement with recent theoretical predictions.
Authors:
S Park; H Jeong; B Kahng
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Physical review. E, Statistical physics, plasmas, fluids, and related interdisciplinary topics     Volume:  59     ISSN:  1063-651X     ISO Abbreviation:  Phys Rev E Stat Phys Plasmas Fluids Relat Interdiscip Topics     Publication Date:  1999 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-04-23     Completed Date:  2002-08-27     Revised Date:  2003-11-03    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9887340     Medline TA:  Phys Rev E Stat Phys Plasmas Fluids Relat Interdiscip Topics     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  6184-7     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Physics and Center for Advanced Materials and Devices, Konkuk University, Seoul 143-701, Korea.
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