Journal of Statistical Physics

, Volume 106, Issue 3, pp 431–476

Surface Tension and the Ornstein–Zernike Behaviour for the 2D Blume–Capel Model


  • Ostap Hryniv
    • DMA-EPFL
  • Roman Kotecký
    • CTSCharles University

DOI: 10.1023/A:1013797920029

Cite this article as:
Hryniv, O. & Kotecký, R. Journal of Statistical Physics (2002) 106: 431. doi:10.1023/A:1013797920029


We prove existence of the surface tension in the low temperature 2D Blume–Capel model and verify the Ornstein–Zernike asymptotics of the corresponding finite-volume interface partition function.

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