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The Polymer Expansion

  • James Glimm
  • Arthur Jaffe
Chapter

Abstract

There are regimes in statistical physics where the observable quantities admit power series expansions. These expansions, in a suitable parameter range, converge uniformly in the volume, and allow a mathematical definition of all thermodynamic quantities in the infinite volume limit. Thus these expansions are a very powerful tool. They are generally known as cluster expansions.

Keywords

Partition Function Ising Model Cluster Expansion Connected Subgraph Tree Graph 
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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • James Glimm
    • 1
  • Arthur Jaffe
    • 2
  1. 1.Courant Institute for Mathematical SciencesNew York UniversityNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Harvard UniversityCambridgeUSA

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