Slow dynamics at the smeared phase transition of randomly layered magnets

@article{Huether2006SlowDA,
  title={Slow dynamics at the smeared phase transition of randomly layered magnets},
  author={Shellie L. Huether and R. R. Kinney and Thomas Vojta},
  journal={Physical Review B},
  year={2006},
  volume={74},
  pages={094425}
}
We investigate a model for randomly layered magnets, viz., a three-dimensional Ising model with planar defects. The magnetic phase transition in this system is smeared because static long-range order can develop on isolated rare spatial regions. Here, we report large-scale kinetic Monte Carlo simulations of the dynamical behavior close to the smeared phase transition, which we characterize by the spin (time) autocorrelation function. In the paramagnetic phase, its behavior is dominated by… 

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