# Logarithmically slow domain growth in nonrandomly frustrated systems: Ising models with competing interactions.

@article{Shore1992LogarithmicallySD, title={Logarithmically slow domain growth in nonrandomly frustrated systems: Ising models with competing interactions.}, author={Shore and Holzer and Sethna}, journal={Physical review. B, Condensed matter}, year={1992}, volume={46 18}, pages={ 11376-11404 } }

We study the growth («coarsening») of domains following a quench from infinite temperature to a temperature T below the ordering transition. The model we consider is an Ising ferromagnet on a square or cubic lattice with weak next-nearest-neighbor antiferromagnetic (AFM) bonds and single-spin-flip dynamics. The AFM bonds introduce free-energy barriers to coarsening and thus greatly slow the dynamics. In two dimensions, the barriers are independent of the characteristic length scale L(t), and…

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