PHASE TRANSITNS/CRITICL PHENOMNA V15 APL

PHASE TRANSITNS/CRITICL PHENOMNA V15 APL

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ISBN-13: 9780122203152
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 10/27/1992
Pages: 245
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

VOLUME 19 TABLE OF CONTENTS:

General Preface
Preface to Volume 19
Chapter 1: Exactly solvable models for many-body systems far from equilibrium
Gunter M. Sch?>Introduction
Quantum Hamiltonian formalism for the master equation
Integrable stochastic processes
Asymptotic behaviour
Equivalences of stochastic processes
The symmetric exclusion process
Driven lattice gases
Reaction-diffusion processes
Free-fermion systems
Experimental realizations of integrable reaction-diffusion systems
Acknowledgements
A. The two-dimensional vertex model
Universality of interface fluctuations
Exact solution for empty-interval probabilities in the ASEP with open boundaries
Frequently-used notation

Chapter 2: Polymerized membranes, a review
Kay J?Wiese
Introduction and outline
Basic properties of membranes
Field theoretic treatment of tethered membranes
Some useful tools and relation to polymer theory
Proof of perturbative renormalizability
Calculations at 2-loop order
Extracting the physical information: Extrapolations
Other critical exponents
The tricritical point
Variants
Dynamics
Disorder and non-conserved forces
N-colored membranes
Large orders
Conclusions
Appendices
Exercises with solutions
References

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