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Computational Nanoscience, Lecture 12: In-Class Simulation of Ising Model

By Elif Ertekin1, Jeffrey C Grossman2

1. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 2. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Abstract

This is a two part lecture in which we discuss the spin-spin correlation function for the the Ising model, correlation lengths, and critical slowing down. An in-class simulation of the 2D Ising Model is performed using the tool "Berkeley Computational Nanoscience Class Tools". We look at domain wall formation at low temperature, and the phase transition for the anti-ferromagnetic and ferromagnetic system.

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University of California, Berkeley

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  • Elif Ertekin; Jeffrey C Grossman (2008), "Computational Nanoscience, Lecture 12: In-Class Simulation of Ising Model," http://nanohub.org/resources/4126.

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