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Monte Carlo Studies of Spinodal Decomposition in the 2d Kinetic Ising Model

  • J. G. Amar
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 45)

Abstract

Results obtained from extensive Monte Carlo simulations of domain growth in the two dimensional spin-exchange kinetic Ising model with equal numbers of up and down spins are presented. Using different measures of domain size — including the pair-correlation function, the energy, and circularly-averaged structure factor — the domain size is determined as a function of time (at T = 0.5 Tc) for times up to 106 Monte Carlo steps. The growth law R(t) = A + B t1/3 is found to provide an excellent fit to the data. Preliminary work, using the Connection Machine 2 (CM2) parallel-processor is also described.

Keywords

Ising Model Domain Size Spinodal Decomposition Monte Carlo Step Domain Growth 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. G. Amar
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  1. 1.Department of PhysicsEmory UniversityAtlantaUSA

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