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Physics on fractal structures

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Part of the Advances in Solid State Physics book series (ASSP, volume 26)

Abstract

The role of fractal structures in physics is reviewed. Several examples of fractal structures in physics are discussed, and it is shown how the various structures can be classified by different types of fractal dimensionalities (dF, d, dH). Spreading phenomena leading to 0131 0141 fractal structures as well as transport phenomena on fractal substrates are discussed, and it is shown explicitely how relevant physical laws (diffusion, biased diffusion, and phonon density of states) are changed on fractal structures.

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© Friedr. Vieweg & Sohn Verlagsgesellschaft mbH 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Fakultät für PhysikUniversität KonstanzKonstanzFederal Republic of Germany
  2. 2.Center for Polymer Studies and Department of PhysicsBoston UniversityBostonUSA

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