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Zeitschrift für Physik B Condensed Matter

, Volume 87, Issue 3, pp 265–270 | Cite as

Dimensional crossover in the layeredxy-model

  • A. Schmidt
  • T. Schneider
Original Contributions

Abstract

Using the Monte-Carlo technique we studied the isotropic layeredxy-model. We concentrate on the fall of the transition temperatureT c , the behavior of the specific heat and the vortex density with reduced thickness. Our approximate Ginzburg-Landau treatment suggests that the drop ofT c resulting from the dimensional crossover is a combination of fluctuation and boundary effects.

Keywords

Spectroscopy Vortex Neural Network State Physics Complex System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Schmidt
    • 1
  • T. Schneider
    • 1
  1. 1.IBM Research DivisionZurich Research LaboratoryRüschlikonSwitzerland

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