Interface bursting and interface depinning

  • J. -F. Gouyet
Invited Lectures
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 438)


We recall the main features of the fluctuations of self similar interfaces which can be observed in diffusion, invasion of a porous medium by a fluid, thin magnetic films of even corrosion patterns. The relations of this behavior with other physical problems like fragmentation of clusters, cluster dynamics of a lattice gas of particles, or some features of dynamical percolation is also presented. Finally its connections with interface depinning and growth of rough surfaces is discussed.


Charge Density Wave Invasion Front Percolation Cluster Fast Particle Bethe Lattice 
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  • J. -F. Gouyet
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  1. 1.Laboratoire de Physique de la Matière Condensée Ecole PolytechniquePalaiseauFrance

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