Location of the collapsed phase for two-dimensional, directed, interacting polymers

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Abstract

By mapping a model for a directed polymer onto a novel polygon problem, we give a physically appealing proof for the location of the boundary of the collapsed phase in phase space, applicable also when interactions with a surface are included.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1029-1034
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Statistical Physics
Volume70
Issue number3-4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 1993
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • phase transitions
  • Polymers
  • statistical physics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)
  • Mathematical Physics

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Location of the collapsed phase for two-dimensional, directed, interacting polymers. / Foster, Damien P.

In: Journal of Statistical Physics, Vol. 70, No. 3-4, 02.1993, p. 1029-1034.

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