Nonequilibrium dynamics of driven line liquids.

  title={Nonequilibrium dynamics of driven line liquids.},
  journal={Physical review letters},
  volume={69 10},
  • Hwa
  • Published 24 June 1992
  • Physics, Medicine
  • Physical review letters
We study the nonequilibrium dynamics of line liquids as in the nonlinear motion of flux lines of a superconductor driven by an applied electric current. Our analysis suggests a transition in the dynamics of the lines from a smooth, laminar phase at small driving forces, to a rough, turbulent phase when the drive is increased. We explore the nature of these phases and describe interesting analogies to driven diffusion and growing interfaces 

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