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Nonequilibrium Statistical Mechanics in One Dimension

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S. Redner, D. ben-Avraham, R. Dickman, Z. Racz, N. Ito, S. Cornell, A. J. Bray, V. Privman, H. Takayasu, M. Takayasu, J. W. Evans, P. Nielaba, M. Barma, S. A. Janowsky, J. L. Lebowitz, B. Derrida, M. R. Evans, J. Krug, J. Yeomans, H. L. Frisch, C. R. Doering, T. C. Elston, K. Ziegler, R. Kroon, R. Sprik, R. Kopelman, A. L. Lin, S. H. Bossmann, L.S. Schulman
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  • Date Published: August 2005
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521018340

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  • This book reviews one-dimensional reactions, dynamics, diffusion, and adsorption. In studies of complex systems in biology, chemistry and physics, understanding can be gained by analytical and numerical analyses of simple models. This book presents review articles at an advanced research level, describing results for one-dimensional models of dynamical processes such as chemical reactions and catalysis, kinetic Ising models, phase separation and cluster growth, monolayer and multilayer adsorption with added relaxation, surface and hard-core particle dynamics, diffusional transport, and random systems. It also covers experimental results for systems ranging from chemical reactions to adsorption and reactions on polymer chains, steps on crystalline surfaces, and DNA. All chapters are written by leading scientists in the field. They present a self-contained review of this subject that will guide readers from basic concepts, ideas, methods and models to the forefront of research. Researchers in physics, chemistry and biology will find this book invaluable.

    • A modern coherent overview of one-dimensional methods in statistical physics and theoretical chemistry
    • Top-rank contributors
    • Topic of wide current interest
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    "The structure of this book - written by the leading specialists in the field - is well adapted to offer an overview of the current research areas....Due to the recent "hot topics" approached, as well as to its systematic, clear and rigorous structure, this book will be of interest both to graduate students and researchers in theoretical and experimental physics and chemistry, applied mathematics, and biology." mathematical reviews clippings 98h

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    • Date Published: August 2005
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521018340
    • length: 492 pages
    • dimensions: 244 x 170 x 25 mm
    • weight: 0.78kg
    • contains: 97 b/w illus. 10 tables
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Part I. Reaction-Diffusion Systems and Models of Catalysis
    1. Scaling theories of diffusion-controlled and ballistically-controlled bimolecular reactions S. Redner
    2. The coalescence process, A+A->A, and the method of interparticle distribution functions D. ben-Avraham
    3. Critical phenomena at absorbing states R. Dickman
    Part II. Kinetic Ising Models
    4. Kinetic ising models with competing dynamics: mappings, correlations, steady states, and phase transitions Z. Racz
    5. Glauber dynamics of the ising model N. Ito
    6. 1D Kinetic ising models at low temperatures - critical dynamics, domain growth, and freezing S. Cornell
    Part III. Ordering, Coagulation, Phase Separation
    7. Phase-ordering dynamics in one dimension A. J. Bray
    8. Phase separation, cluster growth, and reaction kinetics in models with synchronous dynamics V. Privman
    9. Stochastic models of aggregation with injection H. Takayasu and M. Takayasu
    Part IV. Random Sequential Adsorption and Relaxation Processes
    10. Random and cooperative sequential adsorption: exactly solvable problems on 1D lattices, continuum limits, and 2D extensions J. W. Evans
    11. Lattice models of irreversible adsorption and diffusion P. Nielaba
    12. Deposition-evaporation dynamics: jamming, conservation laws and dynamical diversity M. Barma
    Part V. Fluctuations In Particle and Surface Systems
    13. Microscopic models of macroscopic shocks S. A. Janowsky and J. L. Lebowitz
    14. The asymmetric exclusion model: exact results through a matrix approach B. Derrida and M. R. Evans
    15. Nonequilibrium surface dynamics with volume conservation J. Krug
    16. Directed walks models of polymers and wetting J. Yeomans
    Part VI. Diffusion and Transport In One Dimension
    17. Some recent exact solutions of the Fokker-Planck equation H. L. Frisch
    18. Random walks, resonance, and ratchets C. R. Doering and T. C. Elston
    19. One-dimensional random walks in random environment K. Ziegler
    Part VII. Experimental Results
    20. Diffusion-limited exciton kinetics in one-dimensional systems R. Kroon and R. Sprik
    21. Experimental investigations of molecular and excitonic elementary reaction kinetics in one-dimensional systems R. Kopelman and A. L. Lin
    22. Luminescence quenching as a probe of particle distribution S. H. Bossmann and L. S. Schulman
    Index.

  • Editor

    Vladimir Privman, Clarkson University, New York

    Contributors

    S. Redner, D. ben-Avraham, R. Dickman, Z. Racz, N. Ito, S. Cornell, A. J. Bray, V. Privman, H. Takayasu, M. Takayasu, J. W. Evans, P. Nielaba, M. Barma, S. A. Janowsky, J. L. Lebowitz, B. Derrida, M. R. Evans, J. Krug, J. Yeomans, H. L. Frisch, C. R. Doering, T. C. Elston, K. Ziegler, R. Kroon, R. Sprik, R. Kopelman, A. L. Lin, S. H. Bossmann, L.S. Schulman

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