Growth Kinetics Problems and the Renormalization Group

  • Z. W. Lai
  • Gene F. Mazenko
  • Oriol T. Valls

Abstract

We discuss the structure of the renormalization group and the determination of universality classes for growth kinetics problems. Our analysis is based on a differential renormalization group equation of the Callen-Symanzik type. We find that many growth kinetics problems can be classified into four basic groups characterized by different low temperature behavior.

Keywords

Hexagonal Larg Croup 

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© Plenum Press, New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Z. W. Lai
    • 1
  • Gene F. Mazenko
    • 1
  • Oriol T. Valls
    • 2
  1. 1.The James Franck Institute and Department of PhysicsThe University of ChicagoChicagoUSA
  2. 2.School of Physics and AstronomyUniversity of MinnesotaMinneapolisUSA

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