Statistical Physics of Domain Walls and Grain Boundaries in Ordering Kinetics

  • Kyozi Kawasaki
  • T. Nagai
  • K. Nakashima
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Part of the Springer Series in Synergetics book series (SSSYN, volume 43)


It is now well recognized that topological defects like domain walls, vortex lines etc. play crucial roles at late stages of ordering Kinetics [1]. However, treatments of generally interconnected and interacting topological defects present formidable problems of cooperative dynamics in complex physical systems. In this talk we take up two concrete examples studied recently in our research group.


Domain Wall Vortex Line Topological Defect Reconnection Process Friction Constant 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kyozi Kawasaki
    • 1
  • T. Nagai
    • 2
  • K. Nakashima
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Physics, Faculty of ScienceKyushu University 33FukuokaJapan
  2. 2.Department of General EducationKyushu Kyoritsu UniversityKitakyushuJapan

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