Finite-size scaling for discontinuous nonequilibrium phase transitions.

  title={Finite-size scaling for discontinuous nonequilibrium phase transitions.},
  author={Marcelo Martins de Oliveira and M. G. E. da Luz and Carlos E. Fiore},
  journal={Physical review. E},
  volume={97 6-1},
A finite-size scaling theory, originally developed only for transitions to absorbing states [Phys. Rev. E 92, 062126 (2015)PLEEE81539-375510.1103/PhysRevE.92.062126], is extended to distinct sorts of discontinuous nonequilibrium phase transitions. Expressions for quantities such as response functions, reduced cumulants, and equal area probability distributions are derived from phenomenological arguments. Irrespective of system details, all these quantities scale with the volume, establishing… 
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