Journal of Statistical Physics

, Volume 33, Issue 3, pp 523–526 | Cite as

Crystallinity in two dimensions: A note on a paper of C. Radin

  • Heinz-Jürgen Wagner


To demonstrate the crystallinity of the soft disk ground state, a modified treatment of this model is given, as Radin's proof of a crucial lemma can be shown to be incorrect.

Key words

Crystal ground state soft disks symmetry 


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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Heinz-Jürgen Wagner
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  1. 1.Institut fur Theoretische PhysikUniversität GöttingenGöttingenFederal Republic of Germany

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