Probability-Changing Cluster Algorithm for Two-Dimensional Systems with the Vector Order Parameter

  • Y. Tomita
  • Y. Okabe
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 90)

Abstract

The newly proposed probability-changing cluster (PCC) Monte Carlo algorithm is extended for the study of systems with the vector order parameter. We use Wolff’s idea of the embedded cluster formalism for assigning clusters. The Kosterlitz-Thouless transitions for the two-dimensional XY and q-state clock models are studied systematically by using the PCC algorithm

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Y. Tomita
    • 1
  • Y. Okabe
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsTokyo Metropolitan UniversityHachioji, TokyoJapan

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