Journal of Statistical Physics

, Volume 38, Issue 1–2, pp 191–205 | Cite as

On the interface at the equilibrium crystallization

  • L. A. Bol'shov
  • V. L. Pokrovsky
  • G. V. Uimin


Properties of an interface, created at some experimental conditions in the course of the equilibrium crystallization process, are theoretically investigated. Influence of quantum and thermal fluctuations on smoothing-roughening phase transitions is considered. The phase diagram illustrating these properties is found.

Key words

Interface equilibrium crystallization crystal shape roughening transition surface tension bifurcation set transfer-matrix method critical behavior vicinal face 


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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • L. A. Bol'shov
    • 1
  • V. L. Pokrovsky
    • 1
  • G. V. Uimin
    • 1
  1. 1.L. D. Landau Institute for Theoretical PhysicsMoscowUSSR

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