The Kosterlitz-Thouless Theory of Two-Dimensional Melting
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This lecture is intended as an elementary introduction to a theory of two-dimensional melting proposed by Kosterlitz and Thouless1. Their theory is also applicable, with minor differences, to the two-dimensional planar spin model and since this is somewhat simpler we shall discuss it first.
KeywordsSpin Wave Triangular Lattice Vortex Pair Small Pair Small Dipole
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