Invasion percolation in an external field: Dielectric breakdown in random media

F. Family, Y. C. Zhang, T. Vicsek

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Abstract

The authors propose a model to describe electric discharge in inhomogeneous insulators by introducing an external Laplacian field in the invasion percolation model. The patterns generated have a fractal structure with a tunable fractal dimension.

Original languageEnglish
Article number007
JournalJournal of Physics A: General Physics
Volume19
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1986

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Invasion Percolation
Random Media
Electric breakdown
External Field
Breakdown
fractals
breakdown
Electric discharges
Fractal Structure
electric discharges
Insulator
Fractal dimension
Fractal Dimension
Fractals
insulators
Model

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)
  • Mathematical Physics

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Invasion percolation in an external field : Dielectric breakdown in random media. / Family, F.; Zhang, Y. C.; Vicsek, T.

In: Journal of Physics A: General Physics, Vol. 19, No. 12, 007, 1986.

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