Zeitschrift für Physik B Condensed Matter

, Volume 50, Issue 2, pp 113–116 | Cite as

Interfacial adsorption in planar potts models

  • Walter Selke
  • David A. Huse


The net adsorption,W, of non-boundary states at interfaces in two-dimensional Potts models is studied using Monte Carlo techniques. For the three-and four-state Potts model the net adsorption is found to diverge when the critical point is approached asWt−ω, wheret=(Tc-T)/T. Finite-size effects have been also studied; for anN x N lattice the net adsorption at the bulk critical temperature behaves asWc∼Na. The numerical results for the exponents ω anda are consistent with a scaling argument that yields ω=ν-β anda=1-(β/ν).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Walter Selke
    • 1
  • David A. Huse
    • 2
  1. 1.Institut für Festkörperforschung der Kernforschungsanlage JülichJu:ulich 1Federal Republic of Germany
  2. 2.Baker Laboratory, Cornell University IthacaIthacaUSA

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