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### 1998, Volume 252, Issue 3

**505-546 Chromatic polynomials for families of strip graphs and their asymptotic limits***by*Roček, Martin & Shrock, Robert & Tsai, Shan-Ho**547-564 The Landauer conductance of generalised Fibonacci superlattices. Numerical results***by*Salejda, Włodzimierz & Szyszuk, Paweł**565-585 Analytic Bethe ansatz and functional equations associated with any simple root systems of the Lie superalgebra sl(r+1∣s+1)***by*Tsuboi, Zengo**586-610 On localized “X-shaped” Superluminal solutions to Maxwell equations11Work partially supported by INFN, MURST and CNR (Italy), and by CAPES, CNPq (Brazil). This paper first appeared in preliminary form as Report INFN/FM–96/01 (I.N.F.N.; Frascati, 1996), its number in the electronic LANL Archives being # physics/9610012; Oct. 15, 1996; cf. Ref. [24]***by*Recami, Erasmo

### 1998, Volume 252, Issue 1

**1-9 Rigidity percolation on aperiodic lattices***by*Losev, A. & Babalievski, F.**10-22 The origin of an increasing or decreasing multifractal spectrum***by*Opheusden, Joost H.J.van**23-34 Measurements of fractal dimension by box-counting: a critical analysis of data scatter***by*Buczkowski, Stéphane & Hildgen, Patrice & Cartilier, Louis**35-47 Numerical analysis of the bond-random antiferromagnetic S=1 Heisenberg chain***by*Nishiyama, Yoshihiro**48-60 Distributions of triplets in genetic sequences***by*Shi, Yu & Kanter, Ido & Kessler, David**61-66 Dimensions of a plectonemic DNA supercoil under fairly general perturbations***by*Odijk, Theo & Ubbink, Job**67-84 The microphysical effects in nonisothermal nucleation***by*Kuni, F.M & Grinin, A.P & Shchekin, A.K**85-137 Wetting of curved surfaces***by*Bieker, T. & Dietrich, S.**138-150 Again, linearizable mappings***by*Ramani, A. & Grammaticos, B. & Tamizhmani, K.M. & Lafortune, S.**151-158 Zero-temperature dynamic transition in the random field Ising model: a Monte Carlo study***by*Acharyya, Muktish**159-164 Macroscopic current in fractional anomalous diffusion***by*Zanette, Damián H.**165-172 Ballistic coalescence model***by*Ispolatov, S & Krapivsky, P.L**173-177 Survivors in the two-dimensional Potts model: zero-temperature dynamics for finite Q***by*Hennecke, Michael**178-198 The marriage problem and the fate of bachelors***by*Nieuwenhuizen, Th.M.**199-210 Numerical simulations of a two-dimensional lattice grain boundary model***by*Jaster, A. & Hahn, H.H.**211-216 High-temperature series expansions of susceptibility of the square-lattice Ising model with first- and second-neighbour interactions***by*Hsiao, Yueh-Ching & Lin, Keh-Ying**217-224 Exact results for a decorated Ising model***by*Jaščur, Michal**225-237 Exact solution of a decorated ferrimagnetic Ising model***by*Dakhama, A.**238-268 Relativistic corrections for a classical one-component plasma with Darwin interactions***by*Appel, Walter & Alastuey, Angel

### 1998, Volume 251, Issue 3

**291-302 The maximum entropy principle and the nature of fractals***by*Pastor-Satorras, R & Wagensberg, J**303-308 An inhomogeneous self-organized critical model for earthquakes***by*Elgazzar, A.S.**309-319 Replica symmetry breaking in the critical behavior in the m-component ferromagnetic spin systems with a short-range disorder***by*Wu, Xin-tian**320-331 Fluctuating hydrodynamics in the Burnett regime***by*Romero-Bastida, M. & Velasco, R.M.**332-347 Nucleation stage of ferrocolloid phase separation induced by an external magnetic field***by*Zubarev, Andrej Yu & Ivanov, Alexey O**348-367 Non-linear evolution of a system of elongated droplike aggregates in a metastable magnetic fluid***by*Ivanov, Alexey O. & Zubarev, Andrej Yu.**368-381 Memory correlation effect on thermal ratchets***by*Arizmendi, C.M. & Family, Fereydoon**382-388 Brownian motors possessing internal degree of freedom***by*Li, Yu-Xiao**389-398 Monte Carlo simulation of the reaction–diffusion process of a complex chemical scheme on a fractal lattice***by*Wang, Hongli & Xin, Houwen**399-429 Activated rate processes in many dimensions: energy diffusion with slow adjustment of a nonreactive mode***by*Berezhkovskii, A.M. & Zitserman, V.Yu. & Yang, D.-Y. & Kuo, J. & Lin, S.H.**430-438 A computer simulation study of cell population in a fuzzy interaction model for mutating HIV***by*Mielke, Aaron & Pandey, R.B**439-451 Failure of universal finite-size scaling above the upper critical dimension***by*Chen, X.S. & Dohm, V.**452-468 Differential kinetic equations for a Rayleigh gas with inelastic collisions***by*Ferrari, Leonardo & Carbognani, Albino**469-484 Influence of the finite duration and efficiency of collisions on the orientational relaxation times of non-spherical molecules in the hindered rotation limit***by*Blokhin, A.P. & Gelin, M.F.**485-506 Finite-temperature properties of one-dimensional chiral XY model under an external field and a uniaxial potential***by*Horiguchi, Michinari Momma, Tsuyoshi**507-511 Realization of the which-path detector and quantum eraser through the Raman atom–field interaction***by*Zheng, Shi-Biao & Guo, Guang-Can

### 1998, Volume 251, Issue 1

**1-11 Avatars of the gyroid***by*Schick, M.**12-26 Star–triangle approach to boundary behavior in the two-dimensional Ising model***by*Burkhardt, Theodore W. & Guim, Ihnsouk**27-39 Fluctuations in the structure of three-phase lines***by*Bukman, Dirk Jan & Widom, B**40-51 Equilibrium shapes of droplets across grain boundaries***by*Zia, R.K.P**52-69 Real-space renormalization from a geometric fractal perspective***by*Nijs, Marcel den**70-80 Numerical analysis of the non-universal continuous wetting transition in a type-I superconductor***by*Clarysse, F. & Indekeu, J.O.**81-94 Wetting and drying of a rigid substrate under variation of the microscopic details***by*Bruin, C.**95-103 Collapse of a polymer in two dimensions***by*Blöte, H.W.J & Batchelor, M.T & Nienhuis, B**104-114 Critical correlation functions of the Potts model***by*Nienhuis, Bernard**115-131 Derivation of the Kač formula in the Coulomb gas picture***by*Knops, Hubert J.F. & Bastiaansen, Paul J.M.**132-142 Surface operator content of the AL face models***by*Batchelor, Murray T.**143-161 Fixed-node Monte Carlo calculations for the 1d Kondo lattice model***by*Bemmel, H.J.M.van & Saarloos, W.van & Haaf, D.F.B.ten**162-178 Ordered states in the disordered Hubbard model***by*Denteneer, P.J.H & Ulmke, M & Scalettar, R.T & Zimanyi, G.T**179-201 Wilson renormalization of a reaction–diffusion process***by*van Wijland, F. & Oerding, K. & Hilhorst, H.J.**202-210 The dimension dependence of gel electrophoresis***by*Leegwater, Jan A.**211-223 Universal Ising dynamics in two dimensions***by*Nightingale, M.P. & Blöte, H.W.J.**224-234 Cluster dynamics and universality of Ising lattice gases***by*Heringa, J.R. & Blöte, H.W.J.**235-244 Crossover kinetics of asphaltene aggregation in hydrocarbon solutions***by*Yudin, I.K & Nikolaenko, G.L & Gorodetskii, E.E & Markhashov, E.L & Agayan, V.A & Anisimov, M.A & Sengers, J.V**245-250 Lattice covering by two random walkers in one dimension***by*Hemmer, P.C & Hemmer, S**251-265 Viscosity and diffusion in hard-sphere-like colloidal suspensions***by*Cohen, E.G.D. & Verberg, R. & Schepper, I.M.de**266-283 Ring kinetic theory for an idealized granular gas***by*Noije, T.P.C.van & Ernst, M.H. & Brito, R.

### 1998, Volume 250, Issue 1

**1-7 Modified scaling relation for the random-field Ising model***by*Nowak, U. & Usadel, K.D. & Esser, J.**8-45 Quantum phase transition in spin glasses with multi-spin interactions***by*Nieuwenhuizen, Theo M. & Ritort, Felix**46-57 Tempering simulations in the four dimensional ±J Ising spin glass in a magnetic field***by*Picco, Marco & Ritort, Felix**58-82 Thermomechanical properties of the WCA–Lennard-Jones model system in its fluid and solid states***by*Hess, Siegfried & Kröger, Martin & Voigt, Harald**83-90 Universality in the critical dynamics of fluids: ultrasonic attenuation***by*Bhattacharjee, Jayanta K. & Ferrell, Richard A.**91-102 Entropy versus correlations in simple fluids: The gas–liquid and freezing transitions***by*Giaquinta, P.V & Giunta, G & Malescio, G**103-114 Propagation of short-range order in the lattice gas***by*Oota, Yasuhito & Kakiuchi, Takahiro & Miyazima, Sasuke & Tanaka, Tomoyasu**115-132 Structure and film formation in charged emulsions and microemulsions***by*Petsev, Dimiter Nikolov**133-141 Generalization of the Williams–Landel–Ferry equation***by*Dagdug, L. & García-Colín, L.S.**142-166 The viscosity of a moderately dense suspension of particles with piece-wise constant potentials of interaction***by*Wajnryb, Eligiusz & Dahler, John S.**167-230 Coupled Hamiltonians and three-dimensional short-range wetting transitions***by*Parry, A.O. & Swain, P.S.**231-252 Dynamic numerical models of stock market price: from microscopic determinism to macroscopic randomness***by*Sato, Aki-Hiro & Takayasu, Hideki**253-264 Simultaneous Brownian motion of N particles in a temperature gradient***by*Rubı́, J.M & Mazur, P**265-294 Fokker–Planck and non-linear hydrodynamic equations of an inelastic system of several Brownian particles in a non-equilibrium bath***by*Shea, Joan-Emma & Oppenheim, Irwin**295-314 Linear stochastic dynamics with nonlinear fractal properties***by*Sornette, Didier**315-326 Aging in the linear harmonic oscillator***by*Bonilla, L.L. & Padilla, F.G. & Ritort, F.**327-334 Are random walks random?***by*Nogués, J. & Costa-Krämer, J.L. & Rao, K.V.**335-344 Random walk on the prime numbers***by*Wolf, Marek**345-354 Correlation function studies on the Domany–Kinzel cellular automaton***by*Nagy, T.F. & Mahanti, S.D. & Tsallis, C.**355-361 A hierarchical scheme for cooperativity and folding in proteins***by*Hansen, Alex & Jensen, Mogens H. & Sneppen, Kim & Zocchi, Giovanni**362-372 Corrections to finite-size-scaling in two dimensional Potts models***by*Kim, Jae-Kwon & Landau, D.P.**373-383 Critical temperature in the two-layered Ising model***by*Lipowski, A**384-393 The spin-12 transverse Ising model with four spin interactions***by*Laaboudi, B. & Kerouad, M.**394-422 Summation of series in statistical mechanics by continued exponentials***by*Poland, Douglas**423-434 One-loop-dimensional reduction of the linear σ model***by*Malbouisson, A.P.C. & Silva-Neto, M.B. & Svaiter, N.F.**435-452 Stability of the non-radial eigenmodes of a uniformly charged elastic globe***by*Bastrukov, Sergey & Podgainy, Dmitry**453-469 On the mean-field theory of magnetic multilayers with bilinear and biquadratic Heisenberg exchange***by*Lazarev, Svetislav & Škrinjar, Mario & Kapor, Darko & Stojanović, Stanoje**470-494 Cooperative phenomena in non-Heisenberg spin model with two- and three-atom interactions***by*Mitra, S.N. & Chakraborty, K.G.**495-505 Renormalization group study of Mullins’ equation for molecular beam epitaxy with conserved noise***by*Lam, Pui-Man & Bagayoko, Diola**506-516 Dielectric response in Bloch’s hydrodynamic model of an electron–ion plasma***by*Ishikawa, K & Felderhof, B.U**517-534 Discrete anchoring: Bulk-substrate coupling in lattice models***by*Paraskevaidis, C.E & Taylor, P.L & Mulder, B.M & Papatriantafillou, C**535-548 Goldberg’s theorem and the Baker–Campbell–Hausdorff formula***by*Kobayashi, Hiroto & Hatanoau>, Naomichi & Suzuki, Masuo

### 1998, Volume 249, Issue 1

**1-9 Periodic, aperiodic, and transient patterns in vibrated granular layers***by*Umbanhowar, Paul B. & Melo, Francisco & Swinney, Harry L.**10-17 Propagating solitary states in highly dissipative driven fluids***by*Fineberg, J. & Lioubashevski, O.**18-26 Experiments on spatio-temporal chaos11This paper is based on work done with many collaborators, including K.M.S. Bajaj, R. Behringer, U. Bisang, E. Bodenschatz, D.S. Cannell, M. Dennin, R.E. Ecke, Y.-C. Hu, J. Liu, S.W. Morris, and M. Urisch***by*Ahlers, Guenter**27-35 Ordered and disordered defect chaos***by*Granzow, Glen D. & Riecke, Hermann**36-46 Particle dispersion in a multidimensional random flow with arbitrary temporal correlations***by*Falkovich, G. & Kazakov, V. & Lebedev, V.**47-52 Excitable medium with left–right symmetry breaking***by*Dupont, C. & Agladze, K. & Krinsky, V.**53-63 The dynamics of Dictyostelium development***by*Levine, Herbert**64-72 Dynamics of voltage-gated ion-channel proteins***by*Braun, Erez**73-81 Morphology diagram of possible structures in diffusional growth***by*Brener, E. & Müller-Krumbhaar, H. & Temkin, D. & Abel, T.**88-95 Stochastic resonance and ratchets – new manifestations***by*Berdichevsky, V. & Gitterman, M.**96-102 Wrinkling of stable fronts in viscous flow***by*Webman, Itzhak & Kessler, David A.**103-110 Formation of periodic and localized patterns in an oscillating granular layer***by*Aranson, Igor S. & Tsimring, Lev S.**111-117 Separation and pattern formation in hydraulic jumps***by*Bohr, T. & Ellegaard, C. & Espe Hansen, A. & Hansen, K. & Haaning, A. & Putkaradze, V. & Watanabe, S.**118-124 Kinematic equations for front motion and spiral-wave nucleation***by*Hagberg, Aric & Meron, Ehud**125-133 Spiral dynamics in pattern-forming systems: mean-flow effects***by*Tsimring, Lev S.**134-140 On the breakup of target and spiral waves on a disk in a reaction–diffusion system with long-range interaction***by*Nekhamkina, O. & Sheintuch, M.**141-145 Long-wave instability in optical parametric oscillators***by*Musslimani, Ziad H**146-150 Rotating convection at moderate Prandtl number***by*Ponty, Y. & Passot, T. & Sulem, P.L.**151-155 Directed chaotic motion in a periodic potential***by*Farago, Oded & Kantor, Yacov**156-161 Biased chaotic diffusion***by*Barkai, E. & Klafter, J.**162-166 Arbitrary-dimensional spike autosolitons***by*Osipov, V.V & Severtsev, A.V**167-173 The power dependence of auto-oscillations due to modulation instability in perpendicularly magnetized YIG films***by*Laulicht, I. & Kraftmakher, Y.**174-178 Propagation of Turing–Hopf fronts***by*Or-Guil, M & Bode, M**179-183 Stability of non-equilateral hexagonal patterns governed by generalized amplitude equations***by*Nuz, A.E & Nepomnyashchy, A.A & Pismen, L.M**184-189 Stick–slip dynamics of interfacial friction***by*Rozman, M.G. & Urbakh, M. & Klafter, J.**190-195 Interferometric measurement of the temperature field in the vicinity of ice crystals growing from supercooled water***by*Braslavsky, I. & Lipson, S.G.**196-205 The dynamics of reactive wetting on solid surfaces***by*de Gennes, P.G.**206-215 Liquid-to-solid transitions in thin liquid films induced by confinement11Based on a talk given at the Vth Bar Ilan Conference on Frontiers in Condensed Matter Physics, Ramat Gan, Israel (March 1997)***by*Klein, Jacob & Kumacheva, Eugenia**216-225 Complex formation between DNA and cationic surfactant***by*Gorelov, Alexander V. & Kudryashov, Evgeny D. & Jacquier, Jean-Christophe & McLoughlin, Daragh M. & Dawson, Kenneth A.**226-231 The equations of stress in a granular material***by*Edwards, S.F**232-238 Subharmonic surface waves in vibrated granular media11Partially supported by the Israel Science Foundation***by*Rapaport, D.C.**239-244 Microstructure and phase diagrams of polymer gels***by*Panyukov, Sergei & Rabin, Yitzhak**245-252 Static inhomogeneities and dynamic fluctuations of temperature sensitive polymer gels***by*Shibayama, Mitsuhiro & Takata, Shin-ichi & Norisuye, Tomohisa**253-261 Protein-like copolymers: computer simulation***by*Khokhlov, Alexei R. & Khalatur, Pavel G.**262-265 Gels under strong deformation***by*Sekimoto, Ken**266-275 What is a solid?***by*Alexander, Shlomo**276-284 Stress propagation in sand***by*Cates, M.E. & Wittmer, J.P.**285-292 Interfaces and grain boundaries of lamellar phases***by*Villain-Guillot, S & Netz, Roland R & Andelman, David & Schick, M**293-300 Interfaces in partly compatible polymer mixtures: a Monte-Carlo simulation approach***by*Binder, Kurt & Schmid, Marcus Müller, Friederike & Werner, Andreas**301-306 Necklace model of randomly charged polymers***by*Kantor, Yacov & Kardar, Mehran & Ertaş, Deniz**307-314 Thermodynamic and kinetic properties of water–oil–surfactant mixtures***by*Vollmer, D & Vollmer, J**315-320 Adsorption of polyelectrolytes and inter-colloidal forces***by*Borukhov, Itamar**321-326 Phase diagram of microphase-separated multiblock copolymers***by*Panyukov, Sergei & Potemkin, Igor**327-331 Copolymer networks: the spectrum of scaling dimensions***by*Ferber, C.von & Holovatch, Yu.**332-336 Flow-induced alignment of rod-like and flexible polymers in the molten state***by*Kröger, Martin**337-341 Winding-angle distribution for two-dimensional polymers at the θ-point11This work was supported by EPSRC Grant No. GR/K79307***by*Prellberg, Thomas & Drossel, Barbara**342-346 Long-term viscoelastic response in physically aging amorphous polymers***by*Drozdov, Aleksey D**347-352 Structure and dynamic behavior of protein molecules in solution***by*Ermolina, I.V & Fedotov, V.D & Feldman, Yu.D**353-357 Numerical analysis of phase transitions in a random copolymer***by*Moskalenko, A & Kuznetsov, Yu.A & Dawson, K.A**358-361 Glass transition in random copolymers***by*Moskalenko, A. & Kuznetsov, Yu.A. & Dawson, K.A.**362-368 Combined SANS and SAXS experiments in polyolefins-hydrogenated oligocyclopentadiene (HOCP) blends***by*Triolo, A. & Lin, J.S. & Triolo, R.**369-373 Model for the order–disorder transition in charged colloidal suspension***by*Lukatsky, D.B. & Bondarev, V.N.**374-379 The collapse transition in the HP model***by*Najmanovich, Rafael J. & deLyra, Jorge L. & Henriques, Vera B.**380-385 Isotropic–nematic–smectic: importance of being flexible***by*Tkachenko, Alexei**386-390 Segregation and coarsening of granular mixture in a rotating tube***by*Levitan, Boris**391-396 Modeling stratification in two-dimensional sandpiles***by*Makse, Hernán A. & Cizeau, Pierre & Stanley, H.Eugene**397-406 Realistic models of biological motion***by*Derényi, Imre & Vicsek, Tamás**407-414 The cybernetic genome***by*Ben-Jacob, Eshel**415-423 Normal modes analyses of macromolecules***by*ben-Avraham, Daniel & Tirion, Monique M.**424-429 Molecular motion through correlated fluctuating bottlenecks***by*Eizenberg, N & Klafter, J**430-438 Analysis of DNA sequences using methods of statistical physics***by*Buldyrev, S.V. & Dokholyan, N.V. & Goldberger, A.L. & Havlin, S. & Peng, C.-K. & Stanley, H.E. & Viswanathan, G.M.**439-448 What can we learn with wavelets about DNA sequences?***by*Arneodo, A. & D’Aubenton-Carafa, Y. & Audit, B. & Bacry, E. & Muzy, J.F. & Thermes, C.**449-459 Interpreting correlations in biosequences***by*Herzel, H & Trifonov, E.N & Weiss, O & Große, I**460-471 Statistical physics and Alzheimer’s disease***by*Stanley, H.Eugene & Buldyrev, Sergey V & Cruz, Luis & Gomez-Isla, Teresa & Havlin, Shlomo & Hyman, Bradley T & Knowles, Roger & Urbanc, Brigita & Wyart, Claire**472-481 Phenomenological theory of mortality and aginge***by*Azbel’, Mark Ya.**482-490 Time–frequency analysis of transient signals – application to cardiovascular control***by*Keselbrener, Laurence & Akselrod, Solange**491-500 Multiple-time scales analysis of physiological time series under neural control***by*Peng, C.-K. & Hausdorff, J.M. & Havlin, S. & Mietus, J.E. & Stanley, H.E. & Goldberger, A.L.**501-510 Fractal aggregation in aqueous solutions of porphyrins***by*Micali, N. & Monsu’ Scolaro, L. & Romeo, A. & Mallamace, F.**511-516 3-, 10.5-, 200- and 400-base periodicities in genome sequences***by*Trifonov, E.N.**517-524 Interface growth and pattern formation in bacterial colonies***by*Matsushita, M. & Wakita, J. & Itoh, H. & Ràfols, I. & Matsuyama, T. & Sakaguchi, H. & Mimura, M.**525-535 Markov processes and linguistics***by*Halibard, Moishe & Kanter, Ido**536-543 Membrane curvature induced by polymers and colloids***by*Lipowsky, Reinhard & Döbereiner, Hans-Günther & Hiergeist, Christin & Indrani, Vasudevamurthy**544-552 Molecular evolution modeled as a fractal statistical process***by*West, Bruce J. & Bickel, David R.**553-557 Bacterial wisdom***by*Ben-Jacob, Eshel**558-564 Mutual catalysis in sets of prebiotic organic molecules: Evolution through computer simulated chemical kinetics***by*Segré, D. & Pilpel, Y. & Lancet, D.**565-570 Supercycles, strange attractors and chaos in a standard model of population genetics***by*Kirzhner, V. & Lembrikov, B.I. & Korol, A. & Nevo, E.**571-575 Membrane-mediated protein attraction. A Monte-Carlo study***by*Sintes, T. & Baumgärtner, A.**576-580 Protein stability and foldability–designability complementarity***by*Vendruscolo, Michele**581-586 Long-range correlation measures for quantifying patchiness: Deviations from uniform power-law scaling in genomic DNA***by*Viswanathan, G.M. & Buldyrev, S.V. & Havlin, S. & Stanley, H.E.**587-593 Scaling and universality in heart rate variability distributions***by*Ivanov, P.Ch & Rosenblum, M.G & Peng, C.-K & Mietus, J.E & Havlin, S & Stanley, H.E & Goldberger, A.L**594-599 Model of unequal chromosomal crossing over in DNA sequences11This work is supported by NIH-HGP***by*Dokholyan, Nikolay V. & Buldyrev, Sergey V. & Havlin, Shlomo & Stanley, H.Eugene**600-604 Spatio-temporal dynamics of networks of heart cells in culture***by*Cohen, Netta & Soen, Yoav & Braun, Erez

### 1998, Volume 248, Issue 3

**227-234 Percolation conduction in vapour grown carbon fibre***by*Andrade, J.S. & Auto, A.M. & Kobayashi, Y. & Shibusa, Y. & Shirane, K.**235-246 Recalling properties of non-random patterns in neural networks A Monte-Carlo study***by*Miranda, L.C. & Riera, R.**247-272 Random-field Ising model for the hysteresis of the prewetting transition on a disordered substrate***by*Blossey, R. & Kinoshita, T. & Dupont-Roc, J.**273-287 Mean field critical behaviour for the frustrated percolation model***by*di Liberto, F. & Peruggi, F.**288-304 A numerical study of the epitaxial growth of silver on silver (110)***by*Hontinfinde, F. & Ferrando, R. & Levi, A.C.**305-322 Modeling melting in binary systems***by*Son, L.D. & Rusakov, G.M. & Patashinski, A.Z. & Ratner, M.A.**323-335 Defects and the sol-gel transition in lamellar fluid membranes***by*Kohyama, T.**336-352 Semiempirical variational approach to RNA folding***by*Fernández, Ariel & Colubri, Andrés**353-364 Phase transition and critical phenomenon in the power-law model of traffic***by*Nagatani, Takashi**365-378 Phase transformation kinetics in d-dimensional grains-containing systems: diffusion-type model***by*Niemiec, M. & Gadomski, A. & Łuczka, J. & Schimansky-Geier, L.**379-392 In search of smooth sandpiles: The Edwards-Wilkinson equation with flow***by*Biswas, Parthapratim & Majumdar, Arnab & Mehta, Anita & Bhattacharjee, J.K.**393-418 Decoherence and localization in quantum two-level systems***by*Yu, Ting**419-427 Algebraic operator approach to death-birth master equations: application to cross-inversion in a chiral chemical system***by*Il'ichov, L.V.**428-441 Finite-speed propagation of heat: a nonlocal and nonlinear approach***by*Grmela, Miroslav & Lebon, Georgy**442-453 Phase diagrams of the diluted mixed-spin Ising model on a honeycomb lattice***by*Xin, Z.H. & Wei, G.Z. & Liu, T.S.

### 1998, Volume 248, Issue 1

**1-20 Ground-state structure of diluted antiferromagnets and random field systems***by*Hartmann, Alexander K.**21-27 Drift motion of granules in chara cells induced by random impulses due to the myosin-actin interaction***by*Kawakubo, Tatsuyuki & Kobayashi, Takashi & Sakamoto, Satoshi**28-43 Phase properties of nematics confined by competing walls***by*Quintana, Jacqueline & Robledo, Alberto**44-56 Continuous versus discrete description of the transport in a membrane system***by*Kosztołowicz, Tadeusz**57-76 Bacterial wisdom, Gödel's theorem and creative genomic webs***by*Ben-Jacob, Eshel**77-96 Stochastic differential equations for non-linear hydrodynamics***by*Español, Pep**97-110 Measurable temperatures in nonequilibrium radiative systems***by*Fort, J. & Jou, D. & Llebot, J.E.**111-137 On the selection of the state space in nonequilibrium thermodynamics***by*Luzzi, Roberto & Vasconcellos, Aurea R. & Casas-Vázquez, José & Jou, David**138-154 Some stochastic phenomena in a driven double-well system***by*Mahato, M.C. & Jayannavar, A.M.**155-164 Lattice gas model of gradual evolution***by*Ausloos, M. & Mróz, I. & Pȩkalski, A. & Vandewalle, N.**165-175 Representation of random walk in fractal space-time***by*Kanno, Ryutaro