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Molecular dynamics study of a model with incommensurate phases

  • K. Parlinski
Contributed Papers
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 285)

Abstract

The mechanism of the change of the characteristic wavevector of the modulation in the incommensurate crystal relies in the nucleation of striplles. The striplle is a finite object constructed from discommensuration planes. The nucleation and growth of the striplle is demonstrated by the molecular dynamics simulation of a two-dimensional model. The influence of point defects on striplle growth are discussed.

Keywords

Soft Mode Incommensurate Phase Stripe Phase Commensurate Phase Satellite Reflection 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Parlinski
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Nuclear PhysicsCracowPoland

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