Finite-size effects on self-affine fractal surfaces due to domains

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Abstract

We study the effects on the scaling properties of self-affine fractal surfaces due to domains where a distribution of domain sizes and shapes is simulated through a Gaussian function. Approximate expressions for the roughness spectrum and surface width are confirmed with comparison to surface-width data acquired by means of scanning tunneling microscopy.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review B
Volume49
Issue number15
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1994

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