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Driven Diffusion Of Particles, First-Passage Front, And Interface Growth, R. Bidaux, Ras B. Pandey

#### Driven Diffusion Of Particles, First-Passage Front, And Interface Growth, R. Bidaux, Ras B. Pandey

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We study a computer-simulation model for driven particles on a discrete lattice where a fraction p of the lattice sites is randomly occupied by frozen impurities (barriers), and an imposed bias governs the particles' hopping through the lattice. These particles (the carriers) are initially released from a source of wetting fluid from one end of the lattice in order to wet and the dry lattice on their trails. We study the transport of particles, frontier of their trail and the growth of the interface between the wet and dry regions as a function of the biased field and the number ...

Driven Diffusion, Kawasaki Dynamics, Mixing, And Spatial Ordering In An Interacting Lattice-Gas, Yan He, Ras B. Pandey

#### Driven Diffusion, Kawasaki Dynamics, Mixing, And Spatial Ordering In An Interacting Lattice-Gas, Yan He, Ras B. Pandey

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Kawasaki dynamics is used to study the transport properties of a nonequilibrium steady state system of interacting lattice gas of oppositely charged particles in a linear gradient field in two dimensions. The rms displacements show unusual nondiffusive transport. The effective conductivity varies with the temperature which deviates from the Arrhenius law and depends on the range of interaction. Density of a fully mixed state decays with temperature with a power law. Onset of spatial ordering occurs in a certain temperature range at a fixed range of interaction.

Ordering Processes In Porous-Media, J.C. Lee

#### Ordering Processes In Porous-Media, J.C. Lee

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The ordering processes in a binary liquid mixture confined in a Vycor type of pore and at temperatures near the transition temperature of the pure system T(c) are studied using a kinetic Ising model and the method of Monte Carlo simulations. The results for dynamics show quite clear signatures of the pore width but no notable difference between T > T(c) and T < T(c). In the results for statics, the small angle part of the structure factor increases rapidly as T approaches T(c) in the one-phase region. This suggests the onset of ordering but the fluctuation of energy shows no sign of criticality.

Evidence Of A Nondiffusive Transport In A Monodisperse Screened Coulomb System By A Molecular-Dynamics Simulation, Michael Wild, Ras B. Pandey

#### Evidence Of A Nondiffusive Transport In A Monodisperse Screened Coulomb System By A Molecular-Dynamics Simulation, Michael Wild, Ras B. Pandey

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A molecular-dynamics simulation is carried out for particles (tracers) interacting with a screened Coulomb potential in three dimensions. A phase transition is observed from a liquid to an fcc solid on reducing the temperature at a fixed density, consistent with previous studies. In the liquid phase, the variation of the rms displacement R(tr) of the charged particles with time seems to depend on the density and the temperature. In the short-time regime, the effective exponent k for the subdiffusive power-law behavior, i.e., R(tr) is similar to t(k), decreases on increasing the density and lowering the temperature ...