Numerical Methods in the Study of Critical Phenomena

Proceedings of a Colloquium, Carry-le-Rouet, France, June 2–4, 1980

  • Jean Della Dora
  • Jacques Demongeot
  • Bernard Lacolle
Conference proceedings

Part of the Springer Series in Synergetics book series (SSSYN, volume 9)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-IX
  2. Mathematical Methods

  3. Applications in Physics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 77-77
    2. Critical Phenomena in Solid-State Physics

    3. Use of Renormalisation Techniques

      1. B. Derrida, J. Vannimenus
        Pages 153-158
      2. K. Uzelac, R. Jullien, P. Pfeuty, P. Moussa
        Pages 171-175
  4. Applications in Biology

  5. Applications in Chemistry

  6. Non-Physical Applications of Statistical Mechanics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 223-223
    2. E. Bonomi, J. L. Lutton, M. R. Feix
      Pages 225-232
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 269-272

About these proceedings


This volume contains most of the lectures presented at the meeting held in Carry-le­ nd Rouet from the 2 to the 4th June 1980 and entitled "Numerical Methods in the Study of Critical Phenomena". Scientific subjects are becoming increasingly differentiated, and the number of journals and meetings devoted to them is continually increasing. Thus it has become very difficult for the non-specialist to approach subjects with which he is not familiar. Hence the purpose of our meeting was to bring together scientists from different disciplines to study a common subject and to stimulate discussion' between participants. We hope this goal was reached. The lectures are grouped in five chapters and, inside the first and the second chapter, under two headings. In each group they are classified in alphabetical order by author. We are pleased to publish these Proceedings in a series whose multidisciplinary character has been emphasized from the beginning. We are indebted to all who provided us with their help, particularly to Mrs. A. Litman of the Centre International de Rencontres Mathematiques at Luminy (C.I.R.M.) whose kindness and efficiency are well known; from the practical point of view, the meetings were organized within the scientific framework of the G.I.S. No.19 (C.N.R.S.), with the participation of the University of Grenoble.


Numerische Mathematik Phenomena Renormalization group bifurcation chaos dynamical system dynamical systems entropy invariant mechanics numerical analysis numerical method quantum chemistry solution statistical mechanics

Editors and affiliations

  • Jean Della Dora
    • 1
  • Jacques Demongeot
    • 1
  • Bernard Lacolle
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire d’Informatique et de Mathématiques Appliquées de GrenobleUniversité Scientifique et Médicale de GrenobleGrenoble CédexFrance

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1981
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-81705-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-81703-8
  • Series Print ISSN 0172-7389
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