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Extended self-similarity in kinetic surface roughening

Kundagrami, Arindam and Dasgupta, Chandan and Punyindu, P and Sarma, Das S (1998) Extended self-similarity in kinetic surface roughening. In: Physical Review E, 57 (4). R3703-R3706.

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Abstract

We show from simulations that a limited mobility solid-on-solid model of kinetically rough surface growth exhibits extended self-similarity analogous to that found in fluid turbulence. The range over which scaleindependent power-law behavior is observed is significantly enhanced if two correlation functions of different order, such as those representing two different moments of the difference in height between two points, are plotted against each other. This behavior, found in both one and two dimensions, suggests that the ‘‘relative’’ exponents may be more fundamental than the ‘‘absolute’’ ones.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to The American Physical Society .
Department/Centre: Division of Physical & Mathematical Sciences > Physics
Date Deposited: 04 Dec 2006
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 04:32
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/9026

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