# Numerical Study of Crystal Size Distribution in Polynuclear Growth

@article{Sakaguchi2015NumericalSO, title={Numerical Study of Crystal Size Distribution in Polynuclear Growth}, author={Hidetsugu Sakaguchi and Takuma Ohishi}, journal={arXiv: Materials Science}, year={2015} }

The crystal size distribution in polynuclear growth is numerically studied using a coupled map lattice model. The width of the size distribution depends on c/D, where c is the growth rate at interface sites and $D$ is the diffusion constant. When c/D is sufficiently small, the width W increases linearly with c/D and saturates at large c/D. Monodisperse square and cubic crystals are obtained respectively on square and cubic lattices when c/D is sufficiently small for a small kinetic parameter b…

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