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Kibble Zurek mechanism in rapidly quenched phase transition dynamics

  title={Kibble Zurek mechanism in rapidly quenched phase transition dynamics},
  author={Chuan-Yin Xia and Hua-Bi Zeng},
We propose a theory to explain the experimental observed deviation from the Kibble-Zurek mechanism (KZM) scaling in rapidly quenched critical phase transition dynamics. There is a critical quench rate τ c1 Q above it the KZM scaling begins to appear. Smaller than τ c1 Q , the defect density n is a constant independent of the quench rate but depends on the final temperature Tf as n ∝ L dν Tf , the freeze out time t̂ admits the scaling law t̂ ∝ −νz Tf where d is the spatial dimension, Tf = (1−Tf… 
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