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Journal of Statistical Physics

, Volume 27, Issue 4, pp 731–744 | Cite as

Monte Carlo calculation of the thermodynamic properties of a one-dimensional fermion lattice model

  • Hans De Raedt
  • Ad Lagendijk
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Abstract

The generalized Trotter formula is used to derive two different classical representations of the partition function of a one-dimensional fermion model. Shortchain calculations are used to study the corresponding approximants for the energy and specific heat. A Monte Carlo technique has been used to calculate the temperature-dependent properties of a chain of 64 sites.

Key words

Monte Carlo fermion model trotter formula one-dimensional partition function classical representation 

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hans De Raedt
    • 1
  • Ad Lagendijk
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsUniversitaire Instelling AntwerpenWilrijkBelgium

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