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Structural relaxation and aging scaling in the Coulomb and Bose glass models

  • Hiba Assi
  • Harshwardhan Chaturvedi
  • Michel Pleimling
  • Uwe Claus TäuberEmail author
Regular Article

Abstract

We employ Monte Carlo simulations to study the relaxation properties of the two-dimensional Coulomb glass in disordered semiconductors and the three-dimensional Bose glass in type-II superconductors in the presence of extended linear defects. We investigate the effects of adding non-zero random on-site energies from different distributions on the properties of the correlation-induced Coulomb gap in the density of states (DOS) and on the non-equilibrium aging kinetics highlighted by the density autocorrelation functions. We also probe the sensitivity of the system’s equilibrium and non-equilibrium relaxation properties to instantaneous changes in the density of charge carriers in the Coulomb glass or flux lines in the Bose glass.

Keywords

Statistical and Nonlinear Physics 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Physics & Center for Soft Matter and Biological Physics (MC 0435)BlacksburgUSA
  2. 2.Physics and Engineering Department, Washington and Lee UniversityLexingtonUSA
  3. 3.Academy of Integrated ScienceBlacksburgUSA

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