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Title: Comment on "Kinetics of spinodal decomposition in the ising model with vacancy diffusion"
Author: Frontera Beccaria, Carlos
Vives i Santa-Eulàlia, Eduard
Castán i Vidal, Maria Teresa
Planes Vila, Antoni
Keywords: Termodinàmica estadística
Matèria condensada
Transformacions de fase (Física estadística)
Statistical thermodynamics
Condensed matter
Phase transformations (Statistical physics)
Issue Date: 1996
Publisher: The American Physical Society
Abstract: In a recent paper [Phys. Rev. B 50, 3477 (1994)], P. Fratzl and O. Penrose present the results of the Monte Carlo simulation of the spinodal decomposition problem (phase separation) using the vacancy dynamics mechanism. They observe that the t1/3 growth regime is reached faster than when using the standard Kawasaki dynamics. In this Comment we provide a simple explanation for the phenomenon based on the role of interface diffusion, which they claim is irrelevant for the observed behavior.
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It is part of: Physical Review B, 1996, vol. 53, num. 5, p. 2886-2889
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ISSN: 0163-1829
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