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Growth in Systems with Quenched Disorder

  • Mark O. Robbins
  • Marek Cieplak
  • Hong Ji
  • Belita Koiller
  • Nicos Martys
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 304)

Abstract

In this paper we consider the effect of quenched disorder on growth. Two specific examples are considered to illustrate the general nature of the changes induced by disorder: magnetic domain growth1–3 and immiscible fluid invasion.4–8 In each case there are two domains which have different spin orientations or fluid composition. An applied force, magnetic field or pressure, favors growth of one domain.

Keywords

Fractal Dimension Exchange Coupling Critical Force Domain Growth Effective Degree 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mark O. Robbins
    • 1
  • Marek Cieplak
    • 1
  • Hong Ji
    • 1
  • Belita Koiller
    • 1
  • Nicos Martys
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Physics and AstronomyThe Johns Hopkins UniversityBaltimoreUSA

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