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Kinetic Simulations of Crystal Growth With (Nearly) Realistic Physics

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Author(s)

J L. Blue

Abstract

Many kinetic Monte Carlo simulations of expitaxial crystal growth have been done using a simple cubic crystal structure and over-simplified physics. We discuss how to improve these simulations in a general-purpose computer program that can handle correct crystal structures and realistic physics.We illustrate the capabilities of the program with an example of two species of atoms alloying on an fcc(100) surface, starting with a substrate in the CuPt structure.
Citation
Physical Review B (Condensed Matter and Materials Physics)

Keywords

alloys, crystal growth, Monte Carlo

Citation

Blue, J. (2008), Kinetic Simulations of Crystal Growth With (Nearly) Realistic Physics, Physical Review B (Condensed Matter and Materials Physics) (Accessed June 15, 2024)

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Created October 16, 2008