Anomalous nucleation far from equilibrium.

  title={Anomalous nucleation far from equilibrium.},
  author={I T Georgiev and Beate Schmittmann and R. K. P. Zia},
  journal={Physical review letters},
  volume={94 11},
We present precision Monte Carlo data and analytic arguments for an asymmetric exclusion process, involving two species of particles driven in opposite directions on a 2xL lattice. To resolve a stark discrepancy between earlier simulation data and an analytic conjecture, we argue that the presence of a single macroscopic cluster is an intermediate stage of a complex nucleation process: in smaller systems, this cluster is destabilized while larger systems form multiple clusters. Both limits lead… CONTINUE READING

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