Dynamics of pinned charge density waves: Numerical simulations

E. Veermans*, A. Erzan, R. Heijungs, L. Pietronero

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A classical many-body model for the phase dynamics of randomly pinned charge density waves is found to exhibit stretched exponential relaxation below threshold. The statistics of single particle relaxation is highly non-trivial and can only be deduced from known scaling behaviour of intermittent trajectories in an uncoupled approximation. This is compared with results from present single-particle approaches. The self-similarity properties at the dynamical phase transition at threshold are investigated.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)447-472
Number of pages26
JournalPhysica A. Statistical Mechanics and its Applications
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 15 Jul 1990


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