One Jump, Or Avalanche, In Our Model For Crackling Noise In Magnets


One jump, or avalanche, in our model for crackling noise in magnets. The first spins to flip are colored blue, and the last pink. Notice the fractal structure: the avalanche is rough on all time scales.

James P. Sethna, Karin A. Dahmen, Christopher R. Myers. Nature 410, 242-250 (2001).

Image courtesy: Dr. James P. Sethna, Cornell University.