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# Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications

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### 1998, Volume 260, Issue 1

**201-217 Stress distribution in sandpiles – A variational approach***by*Elperin, T. & Vikhansky, A.**218-224 Asymptotic solutions for a multi-anticipative car-following model***by*Wagner, Christoph

### 1998, Volume 259, Issue 3

**227-234 Diversity of fragments in the collapse of brittle solids11This work was supported in part by CNPq, FAPESP, and FINEP (Brazilian Government Agencies)***by*Brito, V.P. & Gomes, M.A.F. & Souza, F.A.O. & Adhikari, Sadhan K.**235-244 Interfaces in solutions of randomly charged rods***by*Ha, B.-Y. & Liu, Andrea J.**245-260 q-deformation and instability of the phonon spectrum in 4He***by*Rego-Monteiro, M. & Rodrigues, L.M.C.S. & Wulck, S.**261-277 Fluctuation–multipole mechanism of interaction in emulsions***by*Magazú, S. & Maisano, G. & Malomuzh, N.P. & Morozov, A.N.**278-290 Constructing hierarchy of sinh-Gordon-type equations from soliton hierarchy with self-consistent source***by*Zeng, Yunbo**291-314 Quantum corrections to the classical dynamics: application to the SU(2) Lipkin model11This work was partially supported by FAPESP and CNPq***by*Santos, M.Trindade dos & Nemes, M.C.**315-348 Ground state entropy of Potts antiferromagnets on homeomorphic families of strip graphs***by*Shrock, Robert & Tsai, Shan-Ho**349-366 End graph effects on chromatic polynomials for strip graphs of lattices and their asymptotic limits***by*Tsai, Shan-Ho**367-387 Chromatic polynomials for J(∏H)I strip graphs and their asymptotic limits***by*Roček, Martin & Shrock, Robert & Tsai, Shan-Ho**388-396 Specific heat of two-dimensional diluted magnets***by*Selke, W. & Shchur, L.N. & Vasilyev, O.A.**397-414 Cosmology in a non-standard statistical background***by*Torres, Diego F. & Vucetich, Héctor**415-429 Effect of cross-links on the autocatalytic polymerization of RNA-like chains***by*Silva, Ladário da & Mundim, Kleber Carlos & Tsallis, Constantino**430-448 Constitutive theory for homogeneous granular shear flows of highly inelastic spheres***by*Chou, Chuen-Shii & Richman, Mark W.**449-456 Rational decisions, random matrices and spin glasses***by*Galluccio, Stefano & Bouchaud, Jean-Philippe & Potters, Marc**457-465 Changes of a continuous character caused by gene flow. A Monte Carlo study***by*Sznajd-Weron, Katarzyna & Pȩkalski, Andrzej

### 1998, Volume 259, Issue 1

**1-9 Growth properties of Eden model with acceleration sites***by*Miyazima, Sasuke & Yoshinaga, Hiroyuki & Nagamine, Tomomasa & Takano, Hiroshi & Kertész, Janos & Stanley, H.Eugene**10-23 Fokker–Planck equations for nucleation processes revisited***by*Reguera, David & Rubı́, J.M & Pérez-Madrid, A**43-48 Stochastic resonance in interacting systems***by*Sabag, Munir M.S. & Oliveira, Mário J.de**49-58 Molecular dynamics investigations on a quantum system in a thermostat***by*Schnack, J.**59-64 Solitons in superlattices***by*Tian, Qiang & Ma, Benkun**65-80 Exciton transfer in dimers under dichotomic colored noise: Memory functions of the generalized master equation***by*Barvı́k, Ivan & Warns, Christoph & Reineker, Peter**81-89 A random cellular automaton related to the noisy Burgers equation***by*Emmerich, Heike & Kahng, ByungNam**90-104 Random-field-driven phase transitions in the ground state of the S=1 XXZ spin chain***by*Nishiyama, Yoshihiro**105-118 Ground state of antiferromagnetic thin films of the XY model under magnetic field and uniaxial potential***by*Momma, Michinari & Horiguchi, Tsuyoshi**119-137 Ergodicity properties of energy conserving single spin flip dynamics in the XY model***by*Dhar, Abishek**138-144 Critical behavior of the quantum spin-12 anisotropic Heisenberg model***by*Sousa, J.Ricardo de**145-164 Indirect-exchange coupling as a basic pairing mechanism of high-temperature superconductivity: Quantitative analysis of TC(x) in electron-doped Nd1+xBa2−xCu3Oy and YBa2Cu3O7−x***by*Jansen, L. & Block, R.**165-182 Van der Waals force between dielectric plates derived from the quantum statistical mechanical path integral method***by*Høye, J.S. & Brevik, I.**183-192 Nonlinear Fokker–Planck equations and generalized entropies***by*Martinez, S. & Plastino, A.R. & Plastino, A.**193-204 Effects of atomic motion and field mode structure on the field entropy and Schrödinger-cat states in the Jaynes–Cummings model***by*Fang, Mao-Fa**205-221 Tessellation of binary assemblies of spheres***by*Richard, P. & Oger, L. & Troadec, J.P. & Gervois, A.

### 1998, Volume 258, Issue 3

**249-262 Local state space geometry and thermal relaxation in complex landscapes: the spin-glass case***by*Sibani, Paolo**263-272 Sonoluminescence: Coupling to an applied magnetic field***by*DiDonna, B.A & Witten, T.A & Young, J.B**273-302 Image representation of a spherical particle near a hard wall***by*Cichocki, B. & Jones, R.B.**303-310 Thermodynamic properties of a trapped interacting Bose gas***by*Shi, Hualin & Zheng, Wei-Mou**311-328 Metric structures of laminar flows***by*Pasmanter, Rubén A.**329-340 Polymer-induced vortex modification in decaying two-dimensional turbulence***by*Odijk, Theo**341-351 Debye–Hückel–Bjerrum theory for charged colloids***by*Tamashiro, M.N. & Levin, Yan & Barbosa, Marcia C.**352-364 Where do Brownian particles spend their time?***by*Bicout, D.J & Berezhkovskii, A.M & Weiss, G.H**365-382 Multiple scattering***by*Garcı́a-Pelayo, Ricardo**383-394 Cooperative two-photon interaction with nonclassical light***by*Enaki, N. & Macovei, M. & Mihalache, D.**395-413 Classical theory of rotational excitation of diatomic molecules. Rotor–rotor coupling***by*Kolesnick, R.E.**414-428 Mesoscopic diffusion as a non-Markov process***by*Godoy, Salvador & Garcı́a-Colı́n, L.S.**429-445 Universality of Jaynes’ approach to the evolution of time-dependent probability distributions***by*Plastino, A.R. & Plastino, A.**446-457 Rènyi entropies and Fisher informations as measures of nonextensivity in a Tsallis setting***by*Pennini, F. & Plastino, A.R. & Plastino, A.**458-465 On the q=12 non-extensive maximum entropy distribution***by*Rebollo-Neira, L & Plastino, A & Fernandez-Rubio, J**466-476 The quantum phase problem and the linear phase insensitive quantum amplifier***by*Lalović, D.I & Davidović, D.M & Tančić, A.R**477-492 Spectral linewidth narrowing by a weak squeezed field of an arbitrary bandwidth***by*Ficek, Z. & Seke, J.**493-498 Penna model from the perspective of one geneticist***by*Cebrat, Stanisl̶aw

### 1998, Volume 258, Issue 1

**1-4 Random walk on a 2D anisotropic percolation network***by*Reyes, Eduardo R & Cáceres, Manuel O & Pury, Pedro A**5-10 Auxeticity windows for composites***by*Wei, Gaoyuan & Edwards, S.F.**11-16 Creep at low temperatures: unzipping of dislocations, inertia, and criticality processes***by*Vigueras-Santiago, E. & Krokhin, A.A. & Mckrell, T. & Galligan, J.M.**17-31 Fluctuations generated at semiconductor interfaces***by*Gomila, G. & Rubı́, J.M.**32-44 Phase diagram of a stochastic cellular automaton with long-range interactions***by*Cannas, Sergio A.**45-54 Extended turbulent dynamics of temperature fluctuations***by*Sancho, Pedro & Llebot, J.Enric**55-68 Helical turbulence: Turbulent viscosity and instability of the second moments***by*Belian, A. & Chkhetiani, O. & Golbraikh, E. & Moiseev, S.**69-76 Chaotic foldings***by*Azam, Mofazz al & Lawande, Quissan V.**77-88 The maximum entropy principle and the stochastic aspects of deterministic chaos***by*Rı́o-Correa, J.L.del & Garcı́a-Colı́n, L.S.**89-100 Matricial formalism of transient dynamics***by*Orea, P. & Jiménez-Aquino, J.I.**101-108 Matricial formalism of transient dynamics***by*Orea, P. & Jiménez-Aquino, J.I.**109-122 Shear-induced clustering in a simple driven diffusive model***by*O’Loan, O.J. & Evans, M.R. & Cates, M.E.**123-139 Competition between ordering and heterogeneity effects on surface diffusion***by*Nieto, F. & Uebing, C.**140-156 The effect of anisotropies on the magnetic properties of a mixed spin-1 and spin-32 Ising ferrimagnetic system***by*Bobák, A.**157-170 Partition function zeroes of a self-dual Ising model***by*Lu, Wentao T. & Wu, F.Y.**171-182 Correlations in the thermodynamical theory of phase transitions of the second kind. III***by*Kanyuka, A.K. & Glukhov, V.S.**183-202 A condition for the uniqueness of Gibbs states in one-dimensional models***by*Kerimov, Azer**203-210 Pure states having thermal photon distribution revisited: generation and phase-optimization***by*Baseia, B. & Dantas, Célia M.A. & Moussa, M.H.Y.**211-220 Finite-size scaling and damage spreading in Ising systems with multispin interactions***by*Neves, Ubiraci P.C. & Felı́cio, J.R.Drugowich de**221-229 Thermodynamic properties of the anisotropic Heisenberg model with Dzyaloshinsky–Moriya interaction***by*Sousa, J.Ricardo de & Lacerda, F. & Fittipaldi, I.P.**230-236 Volatility and agent adaptability in a self-organizing market***by*Johnson, N.F. & Jarvis, S. & Jonson, R. & Cheung, P. & Kwong, Y.R. & Hui, P.M.**237-242 Time-dependent Ginzburg–Landau equation for the jamming transition in traffic flow***by*Nagatani, Takashi

### 1998, Volume 257, Issue 1

**1-9 Stochastic models with boundaries and quadratic algebras***by*Alcaraz, F.C. & Dasmahapatra, S. & Rittenberg, V.**10-20 Aging and sexual reproduction***by*Almeida, R.M.C.de & Moukarzel, Cristian**21-27 The spin-glass transition: exponents and dynamics***by*Bernardi, L.W & Lemke, N & Mari, P.O & Campbell, I.A & Alegrı́a, A & Colmenero, J**28-35 Learning a spin glass: Determining Hamiltonians from metastable states***by*Kuva, S.M. & Kinouchi, O. & Caticha, N.**36-44 Nonlinear transport laws for low density fluids***by*Cordero, Patricio & Risso, Dino**45-60 A generic mechanism for spatiotemporal intermittency***by*Argentina, M. & Coullet, P.**61-76 Conformational structure of amphiphilic copolymers in dilute solution***by*Kuznetsov, Yu.A. & Timoshenko, E.G. & Dawson, K.A.**77-84 Pattern formation by electric and electro-osmotic self-organization in biomembranes***by*Léonetti, Marc & Dubois-Violette, Elisabeth**85-98 Bayesian learning versus optimal learning***by*Gordon, Mirta B & Buhot, Arnaud**99-106 A fermi disks model for the dynamical response of films of liquid 3He***by*Hernández, E.S.**107-118 Water dynamics in amphiphiles and alcoholic solutions***by*Mallamace, Francesco & Lombardo, Domenico & Fazio, Barbara & Micali, Norberto & Vasi, Cirino & Stancanelli, Rosanna**119-127 Primordial synthesis machines and the origin of the genetic code***by*Aldana, M. & Cázarez-Bush, F. & Cocho, G. & Martı́nez-Mekler, G.**128-135 Reaction rate theory for non-Markovian systems***by*Oliveira, F.A.**136-140 DNA evolution and successive file editions***by*Zebende, Gilney F. & Penna, Thadeu J.P. & Oliveira, Paulo Murilo C.de**141-148 Crisis on skid row***by*Pearson, John E. & Ponce-Dawson, Silvina**149-155 Tsallis entropy and cortical dynamics: the analysis of EEG signals***by*Capurro, A. & Diambra, L. & Lorenzo, D. & Macadar, O. & Martin, M.T. & Mostaccio, C. & Plastino, A. & Rofman, E. & Torres, M.E. & Velluti, J.**156-164 Geometric features of microtubule dynamics***by*Ponce-Dawson, Silvina & Pearson, John E & Reynolds, William N**165-196 Computing the scaling exponents in fluid turbulence from first principles: the formal setup***by*L’vov, Victor S. & Procaccia, Itamar**197-206 Landau density functional theory for one-dimensional inhomogeneities***by*Robledo, A. & Quintana, J.**207-212 Domain growth in a multivariable nonpotential system***by*Gallego, R. & Miguel, M.San & Toral, R.**213-232 The puzzling statistical physics of liquid water***by*Stanley, H.E. & Buldyrev, S.V. & Canpolat, M. & Meyer, M. & Mishima, O. & Sadr-Lahijany, M.R. & Scala, A. & Starr, F.W.**233-244 Polymer in a strip: profile of the monomer density***by*Stilck, Jűrgen F.**245-255 Thermoreversible gelation of associating polymers***by*Tanaka, Fumihiko**256-263 Percolation in ±J Ising lattices after removing frustration***by*Vogel, E.E. & Contreras, S. & Nieto, F. & Ramı́rez-Pastor, A.J.**264-274 Nonlinear phenomena in soap froth***by*Weaire, D. & Hutzler, S.**275-288 Stochastic resonance in an activator–inhibitor system through adiabatic and quasi-variational approaches***by*Wio, H.S. & Kuperman, M.N. & Castelpoggi, F. & Izús, G. & Deza, R.**289-297 Quantum suppression of chaos in the Fermi accelerator***by*Abal, G. & Romanelli, A. & Sicardi-Schifino, A.C. & Siri, R. & Donangelo, R.**298-302 Exact derivation of the Langevin and master equations for harmonic quantum Brownian motion***by*Garcia-Alvarez, Edgardo T. & Gaioli, Fabián H.**303-306 Replica mean field theory for granular media***by*Arenzon, Jeferson J.**307-311 Pattern formation in driven copolymer systems***by*Bahiana, M.**312-318 Phase diagram for irregular and non-symmetric cross-linked polymer blends***by*Vargas, Edilson & Barbosa, Marcia C.**319-324 Mean-field study of the degenerate Blume–Emery–Griffiths model in a random crystal field11Work partially supported by the Brazilian agencies CNPq and FINEP***by*Branco, N.S. & Bachmann, Luciano**325-328 Inertial effects on recurrent pattern formation in periodically driven Rayleigh–Bénard convection***by*Osenda, Omar & Briozzo, Carlos B. & Cáceres, Manuel O.**329-333 Exploring collective behaviors with a multi-attractor quartic map***by*Brunnet, Leonardo G. & Gallas, Jason A.C.**334-340 Irreversible stochastic dynamics with Potts symmetry***by*Brunstein, A. & Tomé, T.**341-346 Plasma turbulence in tokamaks***by*Caldas, Iberê L. & Heller, Maria Vittoria A.P. & Castro, Raul M. & Silva, Elton C.**347-356 Phase coherence in chaotic oscillatory media***by*Brunnet, Leonardo G. & Chaté, Hugues**357-364 Nontrivial collective behavior in coupled maps on fractal lattices***by*Cosenza, M.G.**365-370 Short-range Ising spin glasses: a critical exponent study***by*Nogueira Jr, E. & Coutinho, S. & Nobre, F.D. & Curado, E.M.F.**371-375 Tracer dispersion in double porosity porous media with nonlinear adsorption***by*Drazer, G. & Chertcoff, R. & Bruno, L. & Rosen, M.**376-379 Autocorrelation functions in 3D fully frustrated systems***by*Franzese, G. & Fierro, A. & De Candia, A. & Coniglio, A.**380-384 Multi-scaling properties of phase segregation in quenched binary fluids***by*Martı́nez, G. & Gonçalves, S. & Iglesias, J.R.**385-389 Inferring statistical complexity in the dripping faucet experiment***by*Gonçalves, W.M. & Pinto, R.D. & Sartorelli, J.C. & de Oliveira, M.J.**390-394 Long-range interacting solitons: pattern formation and nonextensive thermostatistics***by*Guerrero, L.E. & González, J.A.**395-400 Helping supervised learning with an educated teacher***by*Idiart, Marco A.P. & Helena, Emerson L.de Santa**401-407 Carbon monoxide oxidation over platinum: stable, oscillatory and quasi-chaotic regimes***by*Lagos, Roberto E. & Simões, Tania & Godoy, Adolfo L.**408-412 Kosterlitz–Thouless and Manning condensation***by*Levin, Yan**413-418 Pattern formation in drying water films***by*Samid-Merzel, N.M & Lipson, S.G & Tannhauser, D.S**419-423 Geometrical frustration: a dynamical motor for dry granular media***by*Caglioti, Emanuele & Coniglio, Antonio & Herrmann, Hans J. & Loreto, Vittorio & Nicodemi, Mario**424-428 On a generalized Gibbs–Boltzmann ensemble formalism for dissipative systems***by*Madureira, Justino R. & Vasconcellos, Áurea R. & Luzzi, Roberto**429-433 Damage spreading in the (Nα,Nβ) model: exact results***by*Mariz, Ananias M. & Sousa, Ezequiel S.de & Nobre, Fernando D.**434-438 Energy transfer of a chaotic particle in a classical oscillating potential barrier***by*Mateos, José L. & José, Jorge V.**439-447 First-difference fluctuations and the complexity of simple population models exhibiting chaos***by*Miramontes, Octavio & Ceccon, Eliane**448-453 A phenomenological theory of dynamic processes in granular media***by*Nicodemi, Mario**454-459 Measurement of concentration fields around dendritic growing crystals from solution: characterization of the growth conditions at the dendrite tip***by*Notcovich, Ariel G. & Lipson, S.G.**460-464 The algorithm of moving boxes to estimate Lyapunov exponents and the singularity spectrum***by*Oiwa, N.N. & Fiedler-Ferrara, N.**465-469 A small review of the Penna model for biological ageing***by*Oliveira, S.Moss de**470-476 Hierarchical pattern formation***by*Or-Guil, Michal & Bär, Markus & Bode, Mathias**477-482 Asymptotic moment growth for products of correlated random matrices and applications to disordered conductors***by*Oliveira, Mário J.de & Petri, Alberto**483-487 Temperature relaxation in collisional nonequilibrium plasmas***by*Potapenko, I.F. & Bobylev, A.V. & Azevedo, C.A. & Assis, A.S.**488-494 Absence of self-organized criticality in a random-neighbor version of the OFC stick-slip model***by*Pinho, S.T.R. & Prado, C.P.C. & Kinouchi, O.**495-500 Finite-size scaling on random magnetic structures***by*Reis, F.D.A.Aarão**501-508 Beyond the Hubbard-I solution with a one-pole self-energy at half-filling within the moment approach***by*Rodrı́guez-Núñez, J.J. & Menezes, M.Argollo de**509-514 Characterization of localized turbulence in plasma extended systems***by*Rosa, R.R. & Sharma, A.S. & Valdivia, J.A.**515-520 Critical behavior of the Ising model on a hierarchical lattice with aperiodic interactions***by*Pinho, S.T.R. & Haddad, T.A.S. & Salinas, S.R.**521-525 Kinetic effects in a non-ideal gas of clusters***by*Soto, Rodrigo & Cordero, Patricio**526-529 Statistical thermodynamics of cluster phase transitions***by*Strachan, A. & Dorso, C.O.**530-535 Self similarity in a model of genetic microevolution***by*Strier, Damián E. & Zanette, Damián H.**536-541 Fluid circulation and solute distribution in a binary fluid mixture: Self-organization under osmosedimentation***by*Neto, C.Rodrigues & Tenan, M.A.**542-546 Effects of finite temperature in ballistic quantum dots***by*Terra, M.O. & Aguiar, M.A.M.**547-556 Dynamical model to describe low-frequency fluctuations in semiconductor lasers with optical feedback***by*Mindlin, G.B. & Duarte, A.A & Giudici, M. & Green, C. & Giacomelli, G. & Nespolo, U. & Giuggioli, L. & Tredicce, J.R.**557-562 Relationship between the structure of the ground level and frustration in ±J Ising lattices***by*Valdés, J.F. & Cartes, J. & Vogel, E.E. & Kobe, S. & Klotz, T.

### 1998, Volume 256, Issue 3

**295-311 Mean-field analysis of Williams–Bjerknes-type growth***by*Batchelor, M.T. & Henry, B.I. & Watt, S.D.**312-320 The interface of a multilayer contact process***by*Mazzitello, K.I. & Mártin, H.O.**321-332 Enhanced amphiphile adsorption at liquid–liquid interfaces in a micellar solution model***by*a-Alcántara, C.Garcı́ & Varea, C & Robledo, A**333-341 A study of rupture process of thin liquid films by a molecular dynamics simulation***by*Hwang, Chi-Chuan & Hsieh, Jin-Yuan & Chang, Kuo-Hsiung & Liao, Jyun-Jye**342-350 Turnover in the mean survival time for a particle moving between two traps***by*Bicout, D.J. & Berezhkovskii, A.M. & Weiss, G.H.**351-358 Monte-Carlo studies on three-species two-particle diffusion-limited reactions***by*Lee, Jae Woo & Hong, Byoung Hee**359-368 A variational approach to relaxation in ultrametric spaces***by*Appignanesi, Gustavo & Fernández, Ariel**369-382 Symbolic sequences of one-dimensional quadratic maps points***by*Pastor, G. & Romera, M. & Sanz-Martı́n, J.C. & Montoya, F.**383-389 Equivalence of the O(n) vector ferromagnetic and antiferromagnetic models***by*Sousa, J.Ricardo de**390-396 (La1−xCex)Al2 specific heat curves in the extended reduced s–d model***by*Wiśniewski, M. & Maćkowiak, J.**397-405 The influence of crystal electrical field on first- and second-order magnetic phase transition in Praseodymium intermetallics***by*Ranke, P.J.von & Oliveira, N.A.de & Caldas, A.**406-416 Spin dynamics of half-integer NQR echoes***by*Nagel, Oscar A.**417-438 Scattering from objects immersed in a diffusive medium***by*Lancaster, David & Nieuwenhuizen, Theo**439-462 Three-dimensional electron-kinetic theory approach for laser heating: Moving heat source consideration***by*Sami, M. & Yilbas, B.S.**463-484 Multi-spin correlation functions for the Z-Invariant Ising model***by*Martı́nez, J.R.Reyes**485-498 Light propagation in nonlinear waveguide and classical two-dimensional oscillator***by*Angelow, A.**499-513 Morphological phenomena during superplastic deformation***by*Konstantinidis, D.A. & Herrmann, H.J.**514-532 On the minority game: Analytical and numerical studies***by*Challet, Damien & Zhang, Yi-Cheng**533-546 Sandpiles on a Sierpinski gasket***by*Daerden, Frank & Vanderzande, Carlo

### 1998, Volume 256, Issue 1

**1-17 Weak pinning: surface growth in the presence of a defect***by*Slanina, F. & Kotrla, M.**18-29 The nature of electronic states in a disordered chain with long-ranged hopping amplitudes***by*Cressoni, José C. & Lyra, Marcelo L.**30-38 Inversion temperatures and molecular interactions***by*Huang, Ding-Wei**39-56 The linear pressure dependence of the viscosity at high densities***by*Gulik, P.S.van der**57-64 Effect of dissipation on density profile of one-dimensional gas***by*Kurtze, Douglas A. & Hong, Daniel C.**65-86 A two-stage reaction with initially separated reactants***by*Cox, Stephen M. & Clifford, Michael J. & Roberts, E.P.L.**87-111 Generalized Moyal structures in phase-space, master equations and their classical limit***by*Tzanakis, Constantinos & Grecos, Alkis P.**112-128 Generalized Moyal structures in phase-space, master equations and their classical limit***by*Tzanakis, Constantinos & Grecos, Alkis P. & Hatjimanolaki, Polyxeni**129-148 A comment on the Shibata–Hashitsume Langevin equation***by*Imagire, T. & Saito, T. & Nemoto, K. & Arimitsu, T.**149-162 Decoherence and dissipation in quantum two-state systems***by*Grigorescu, M**163-177 Chaotic Brownian network11A part of this work was performed within a program of the Sonderforschungsbereich 185 during author’s stay at Institut für Festkörperphysik, TU Darmstadt, Germany***by*Shimizu, Toshihiro**178-196 Internal structures of electrons and photons: The concept of extended particles revisited***by*Hofer, W.A.**197-210 Cosmological applications of the Frieden–Soffer nonextensive information transfer game***by*Chimento, L.P. & Pennini, F. & Plastino, A.**211-216 Transfer matrix test of the two-cell mean-field renormalization group***by*Kamieniarz, G.**217-228 Frustrated Ising systems on Husimi trees***by*Monroe, James L.**229-250 Effects of a boundary field in the Hubbard open chain***by*Asakawa, Hitoshi**251-283 Large deviations and portfolio optimization***by*Sornette, Didier**284-290 Crossover in the Cont–Bouchaud percolation model for market fluctuations11Present address: Center for Polymer Studies, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA***by*Stauffer, D. & Penna, T.J.P.

### 1998, Volume 255, Issue 3

**221-241 Three-dimensional local porosity analysis of porous media***by*Biswal, B. & Manwart, C. & Hilfer, R.**242-250 The percolating properties of dissociated monomers in a dimer adsorption process***by*Gao, Zhuo & Yang, Z.R.**251-268 Effects of surface fluctuations in a two-dimensional emulsion***by*Faassen, E.van**269-284 Fluctuations and instabilities of curved interfaces***by*Varea, Carmen & Robledo, Alberto**285-292 Localization and scaling properties of spin waves in quasi-periodic magnetic multilayers***by*Bezerra, C.G. & Albuquerque, E.L.**293-317 Transport properties of pure hard biaxial fluids***by*Singh, S.N. & Singh, G.S. & Kumar, B.**318-331 Fokker–Planck dynamics of the random field spherical model***by*Schwartz, Moshe & Navot, Yiftah**332-346 Boundary problems for diffusion in a fluctuating potential***by*Chvosta, Petr & Pottier, Noëlle**347-405 A many-particle approach to the derivation of binary non-Markovian kinetic equations for the reaction A+B→B***by*Kipriyanov, A.A. & Gopich, I.V. & Doktorov, A.B.**406-414 Anomalous relaxation oscillations due to dynamical traps***by*Lubashevsky, I.A. & Gafiychuk, V.V. & Demchuk, A.V.**415-422 Measurement of isothermal pressure of lattice gas by random walk***by*Hong, Daniel C. & McGouldrick, Kevin**423-429 Irreversible processes: The generalized affinities within Tsallis statistics***by*Chame, Anna**430-438 Short-time dynamics of cluster growth in the Potts model***by*Yaşar, Fatih & Gündüç, Yiğit & Aydın, Meral & Çelik, Tarık**439-454 Dynamical phase transitions in the square lattice three-state chiral Potts model***by*Arnaldo Redinz, José & Tamarit, Francisco A. & de Magalhães, Aglaé C.N.**455-466 On a model of wave-function collapse***by*Whitaker, M.A.B**467-473 A cluster expansion for dipole gases***by*Bolina, Oscar & Parreira, J.Rodrigo**474-482 Soliton-like behavior of a canonical quantum system obeying an exclusion-inclusion principle***by*Kaniadakis, G. & Quarati, P. & Scarfone, A.M.**483-495 An Abelian model for rainfall***by*Pinho, Suani T.R. & Andrade, Roberto F.S.