12. Mesoscale Kinetic Monte Carlo and Potts Models

  1. Dr. Dierk Raabe1,2

Published Online: 24 MAR 2004

DOI: 10.1002/3527601945.ch12

Computational Materials Science: The Simulation of Materials, Microstructures and Properties

Computational Materials Science: The Simulation of Materials, Microstructures and Properties

How to Cite

Raabe, D. (1998) Mesoscale Kinetic Monte Carlo and Potts Models, in Computational Materials Science: The Simulation of Materials, Microstructures and Properties, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527601945.ch12

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department for Materials Science & Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Room 3317, Wean Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890, USA

  2. 2

    Institut für Metallkunde und Metallphysik, RWTH Aachen, Kopernikusstraße 14, 52056 Aachen, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 MAR 2004
  2. Published Print: 1 JUN 1998

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527295418

Online ISBN: 9783527601943

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Keywords:

  • Monte Carlo models;
  • Potts models;
  • grid size;
  • materials science;
  • grain coarsening phenomena;
  • recrystallization

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction and Fundamentals

  • Influence of Grid Size and Symmetry

  • Application of Multistate and Kinetic Potts Models in Materials Science

  • Examples of Potts Simulations in Materials Science

    • Grain Coarsening Phenomena

    • Recrystallization