Monte Carlo Simulation of Dilute Systems and of Two-Dimensional Systems

  • K. Binder
Part of the NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (NSSB, volume 50)


These lectures are concerned with several types of systems: ferromagnets diluted with impurities; quasi-twodimensional (2d) magnets; monolayers of adsorb ate atoms at surfaces and their registered structures. Emphasis will be on static properties, as studied by Monte Carlo (MC) methods. It will be shown how such numerical results elucidate theoretical questions as well as experiments. Of course, only a few examples mainly selected from the work of the author’s group can be given here;a detailed bibliography on other studies, as well as a description of the theory of the MC method and its technical aspects is found in a recent book /1/.


Monte Carlo Universality Class Monte Carlo Study Multicritical Point Heisenberg Magnet 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Binder
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  1. 1.IFF, KFA JülichJülichFed. Rep. Germany

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