Critical Surface Free Energies and Universal Finite-Size Scaling Amplitudes of Three-Dimensional XY Models by Direct Monte Carlo Sampling
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Direct Monte Carlo sampling is employed to obtain estimates of excess surface free energies of three-dimensional XY models at criticality. Results for simple-cubic and body-centered-cubic lattices are consistent with universality of finite-size scaling amplitudes. The results are used to estimate the magnitude of the thinning effect, mediated by the incipient long-ranged correlations, on liquid-helium films at the λ point.
Mon, K. K., & Nightingale, M. P. (1987). Critical surface free energies and universal finite-size scaling amplitudes of three-dimensional XY models by direct Monte Carlo sampling. Physical Review B, 35(7), 3560-3562. doi: 10.1103/PhysRevB.35.3560
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