Changing shapes in the nanoworld

Nicolas Combe, Pablo Jensen, Alberto Pimpinelli

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In order to determine what happens when the temperature is below the roughening transition, Monte Carlo simulations of fcc clusters were carried out. It was shown that although surface diffusion is a very important matter transport model, the equilibration time is limited by facet nucleation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)110-113
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jul 3 2000

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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