Attraction-limited cluster-cluster aggregation of Ising dipolar particles

Naoki Yoshioka, Imre Varga, Ferenc Kun, Satoshi Yukawa, Nobuyasu Ito

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The attraction-limited cluster-cluster aggregation of two-dimensional Ising dipolar particles with or without particle-size dispersity is studied. The fast decrease of the number of even-sized clusters for relatively smaller clusters is observed. The threshold concentration is also determined, under which the dynamics of aggregation is explained using the well-known dynamic scaling theory of Vicsek and Family. Above the threshold concentration, the dynamics depends on particle-size dispersity. Furthermore, it is suggested that, even in the dilute limit, the dynamic exponents are affected by the screening of the surrounding clusters on collision between two clusters.

Original languageEnglish
Article number061403
JournalPhysical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2005


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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