Contraction rate of diffusion-limited aggregation

Y. Miyagawa, H. Honjo, H. Katsuragi

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    We have simulated off-lattice 2-dimensional diffusion-limited aggregation (DLA) and have made the growth of the DLA discrete by introducing a discrete time, defined as the time when a new longer branch appears for the first time. From our analysis, we have found that the fractal dimension of DLA can be represented by log2/log(3/2) = 1.71. This result implies that the contraction rate of 2-dimensional DLA is 2/3.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)287-291
    Number of pages5
    JournalJournal of Crystal Growth
    Issue number1-2
    Publication statusPublished - Apr 2002

    All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

    • Condensed Matter Physics
    • Inorganic Chemistry
    • Materials Chemistry


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