Effects of Anisotropy in the Ordering Mechanisms of Two Dimensional Rotors

  • H. Leitão
  • M. M. Telo da Gama
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 290)


The study of two dimensional systems has been an active field of research for many years1. These systems exhibit a rich, but subtle, phase behaviour, which renders them quite distinct from their three dimensional counterparts, and a complete understanding of its physical behaviour has been a challenge to theoreticians and experimentalists alike.


Pair Approximation Cluster Variational Method Renormalization Group Transformation Closed Form Approximation Renormalization Group Mapping 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Leitão
    • 1
  • M. M. Telo da Gama
    • 1
  1. 1.Departamento de FisicaUniversidade de Lisboa, Centro de Fisica da Materia CondensadaLisboa CodexPortugal

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