# Nonsteady relaxation and critical exponents at the depinning transition

@article{Ferrero2012NonsteadyRA, title={Nonsteady relaxation and critical exponents at the depinning transition}, author={Ezequiel Ferrero and Sebastian Bustingorry and Alejandro B. Kolton}, journal={Physical Review E}, year={2012}, volume={87}, pages={032122} }

We study the nonsteady relaxation of a driven one-dimensional elastic interface at the depinning transition by extensive numerical simulations concurrently implemented on graphics processing units. We compute the time-dependent velocity and roughness as the interface relaxes from a flat initial configuration at the thermodynamic random-manifold critical force. Above a first, nonuniversal microscopic time regime, we find a nontrivial long crossover towards the nonsteady macroscopic critical…

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