Quasicontinuum Monte Carlo Simulation of Multilayer Surface Growth
We develop a method, for simulating epitaxial growth, based on coarse graining (in time) the evolution equations of the probability functions for Kinetic Monte Carlo. Our approach has the advantages offered by continuum methods but still retains enough of the fluctuations to offer good physical fidelity. We have compared our method to KMC in a number of situations and found good agreement.
KeywordsEpitaxial Growth Kinetic Monte Carlo Quasicontinuum
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