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.
KeywordsCellular Automaton Surface Diffusion Neighbor Site Adsorbed Atom Cellular Automaton Model
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