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Title: A Monte Carlo study of continuous non-Ising phase transitions in the 3D Ashkin-Teller model using the OpenMosix cluster of Linux PCs
Authors: Debski, L ×
Musial, G
Rogiers, Joseph #
Issue Date: 2003
Publisher: Springer
Series Title: Lecture Notes in Computer Science vol:3019 pages:455-460
Abstract: OpenMosix as the computing platform is presented and applied to the Monte Carlo study of continuous phase transitions, whose character was not unambigously resolved yet, in 3D Ashkin-Teller model on a cubic lattice. Calculating the critical exponent y(h), we show that these phase transitions are not of Ising character and we give some indications to establish their universality class. It is demonstrated that OpenMosix ensures stability and good load-balancing of the Linux PCs cluster, but the best performance is achieved when applying it to parallelized jobs, which allowed us to perform calculations with larger samples.
Description: Parallel processing and applied mathematics
ISSN: 0302-9743
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Theoretical Physics Section
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