• Richard J. Gaylord
  • Kazume Nishidate


Adsorption-desorption phenomena serve as models of dynamic systems with interesting nonequilibrium phase transition behavior. One example of this kind of system, which is of considerable practical relevance, is the poisoning of a surface during heterogeneous catalysis.


Cellular Automaton Surface Diffusion Neighbor Site Adsorbed Atom Cellular Automaton Model 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard J. Gaylord
    • 1
  • Kazume Nishidate
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. of Materials ScienceUniversity of IllinoisUrbana-Champaign, UrbanaUSA
  2. 2.Dept. of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Faculty of EngineeringIwate UniversityMorioka 020Japan

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