Finite size effects in nonequilibrium wetting

  title={Finite size effects in nonequilibrium wetting},
  author={Andre C Barato},
  journal={Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment},
  • A. C. Barato
  • Published 30 September 2010
  • Physics
  • Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment
Models with a nonequilibrium wetting transition display a transition also in finite systems. This is different from nonequilibrium phase transitions into an absorbing state, where the stationary state is the absorbing one for any value of the control parameter in a finite system. In this paper, we study what kind of transition takes place in finite systems of nonequilibrium wetting models. By solving exactly a microscopic model with three and four sites and performing numerical simulations we… 
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