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Zeitschrift für Physik B Condensed Matter

, Volume 46, Issue 4, pp 311–318 | Cite as

A Monte Carlo study of the asymmetric clock or chiral Potts model in two dimensions

  • Walter Selke
  • Julia M. Yeomans
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Abstract

The phase diagram of the two-dimensional, three-state chiral Potts or asymmetric clock model is studied using Monte Carlo techniques. The phase boundaries are compared to those obtained using the finite-size renormalization group and the free fermion approximation. The incommensurate phase is described in detail and crossover effects near the Lifshitz point are discussed.

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Spectroscopy Neural Network State Physics Phase Diagram Complex System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Walter Selke
    • 1
  • Julia M. Yeomans
    • 2
  1. 1.Institut für Festkörperforschung der Kernforschungsanlage JülichJülich 1Germany
  2. 2.Department of Physics The UniversitySouthamptonUK

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