Chapter 11. Unstable Growth

  1. Gene F. Mazenko

Published Online: 4 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527618958.ch11

Nonequilibrium Statistical Mechanics

Nonequilibrium Statistical Mechanics

How to Cite

Mazenko, G. F. (2006) Unstable Growth, in Nonequilibrium Statistical Mechanics, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527618958.ch11

Author Information

  1. The University of Chicago, The James Franck Institute, 5640, S. Ellis Avenue, Chicao, IL 60637, USA. gfm@ma.uchicago.edu

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 6 OCT 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527406487

Online ISBN: 9783527618958

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Keywords:

  • thermodynamic systems;
  • diagram;
  • ferromagnetic system;
  • temperatures;
  • Curie temperature

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Langevin Equation Description

  • Off-Critical Quenches

  • Nucleation

  • Observables of Interest in Phase-Ordering Systems

  • Consequences of Sharp Interfaces

  • Interfacial motion

  • Scaling

  • Theoretical Developments

  • Defect Dynamics

  • Pattern Forming Systems

  • References and Notes

  • Problems for Chapter 11