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Title: Systematic smoothing of constrained interface profiles
Authors: Boulter, CJ ×
Indekeu, Joseph #
Issue Date: 1997
Publisher: Published by the American Physical Society through the American Institute of Physics
Series Title: Physical Review E, Statistical Physics, Plasmas, Fluids and Related Interdisciplinary Topics vol:56 issue:5, Part B pages:5734-5737
Abstract: We introduce a family of crossing constraints for defining an interface Hamiltonian that yield order-parameter profiles of any desired smoothness. The usual local crossing criterion is generalized to include integral constraints. Application to short-range critical wetting allows us to demonstrate that fundamental predictions from the local crossing criterion are robust under a change of constraint. Further, interface Hamiltonians derived from any member of the family are shown to reproduce exact results for order-parameter correlation functions.
ISSN: 1063-651X
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Solid State Physics and Magnetism Section
× corresponding author
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