Kinetic Monte Carlo Simulation of Dynamic Phenomena in Thin Film Growth
Martha A. Gallivan, Richard M. Murray and David G. Goodwin
2000 Materials Research Society Spring Meeting
In this paper we describe the response of a Kinetic Monte Carlo model to time-varying growth conditions. We vary temperature and partial pressure sinusoidally and identify behavior typical of low-dimensional nonlinear systems. In particular, the frequency content of the roughness response is sensitive to the presence of steps in the surface.
- Conference Paper: http://www.cds.caltech.edu/~murray/preprints/gmg00-mrs.pdf
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