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Modifications of Monte-Carlo crystal growth model
Author(s): Jan Karniewicz; Andrzej Brozi; Miroslawa Rak; Piotr Pietrucha
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Paper Abstract

The paper contains analysis of a well known Monte-Carlo crystal growth model taking into account surface diffusion. The assumptions being the basis of the model are analyzed, appraised, and modifications making them more physically acceptable are proposed. The numerical realization of surface diffusion is appraised as well, and means of its improvement are proposed. The results of the original and modified models are compared. The 'numerical roughening' effect was identified as a possible cause of roughening transition temperature uncertainty.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 October 1995
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2373, Solid State Crystals: Materials Science and Applications, (16 October 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.224946
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Jan Karniewicz, Technical Univ. of Lodz (Poland)
Andrzej Brozi, Technical Univ. of Lodz (Poland)
Miroslawa Rak, Technical Univ. of Lodz (Poland)
Piotr Pietrucha, Technical Univ. of Lodz (Poland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2373:
Solid State Crystals: Materials Science and Applications
Jozef Zmija, Editor(s)

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