Multiple domain dynamics simulated with coupled level sets

Abstract

we adapt the level-set method to simulate epitaxial growth of thin films on a surface that consists of different reconstruction domains. Both the island boundaries and the boundaries of the reconstruction domains are described by different level-set functions. A formalism of coupled level-set functions that describe entirely different physical properties is introduced, where the velocity of each level-set function is determined by the value of the other level-set functions. @ 2003 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved. Keywords-Level set, Island dynamics, Epitaxial growth, Surface reconstructions.

DOI: 10.1016/S0893-9659(03)90112-1

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@article{Ratsch2003MultipleDD, title={Multiple domain dynamics simulated with coupled level sets}, author={C. Ratsch and Christopher M Anderson and Russel E. Caflisch and L. Feigenbaum and Daniel Shaevitz and M. Sheffler and C. Tiee}, journal={Appl. Math. Lett.}, year={2003}, volume={16}, pages={1165-1170} }