Collapse of random surfaces in the connected plaquettes model

Hal Tasaki, Takashi Hara

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Critical phenomena in a simple stochastic geometric model of random surfaces are studied. We find that, at the critical point, the characteristic area remains finite while the susceptibility diverges. Therefore, random surfaces collapse into branched polymers in the scaling limit.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)115-118
Number of pages4
JournalPhysics Letters A
Issue number3-4
Publication statusPublished - Oct 21 1985
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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