Shahtahmasebi, N. and Lambert, Colin (1988) Selective renormalization in real space: A simple approach to intermediate-wavelength properties of granular structures. Journal of Low Temperature Physics, 71 (1-2). pp. 87-95. ISSN 0022-2291Full text not available from this repository.
A new real-space renormalization technique is introduced, aimed at simplifying the computation of dynamical properties of granular structures at wavelengths of order a typical grain size. The technique consists in replacing the large number of atoms within a grain by a small number of rigid masses and choosing the couplings between the masses to reproduce the low-lying properties of the isolated grains. The transformation is shown to yield results that converge rapidly to the exact solution for the dynamical properties at intermediate wavelengths.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Journal of Low Temperature Physics|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QC Physics|
|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics|
|Deposited On:||24 Oct 2012 09:54|
|Last Modified:||03 Nov 2015 16:28|
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