Zeitschrift für Physik B Condensed Matter

, Volume 75, Issue 1, pp 109–118 | Cite as

Diagrammatic perturbation approach to finite-size and surface critical behavior for Dirichlet boundary conditions

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Abstract

A recent field-theoretic treatment of finite-size effects in the presence of Dirichlet boundary conditions is developed further. A simplified perturbation approach is introduced that makes higher orders amenable to diagrammatic evaluation. As an illustration the surface energy and surface specific heat are calculated up to two-loop order. Further suggestions of future research are discussed.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. Dohm
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Physical Science and TechnologyUniversity of MarylandCollege ParkUSA

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