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Entropy 2016, 18(3), 81; doi:10.3390/e18030081

Phase Transitions in Equilibrium and Non-Equilibrium Models on Some Topologies

Dietrich Stauffer Computational Physics Lab, Departamento de Física Universidade Federal do Piauí, 64049-550 Teresina, PI, Brazil
Academic Editor: Giorgio Sonnino
Received: 23 October 2015 / Revised: 17 February 2016 / Accepted: 22 February 2016 / Published: 3 March 2016
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On some regular and non-regular topologies, we studied the critical properties of models that present up-down symmetry, like the equilibrium Ising model and the nonequilibrium majority vote model. These are investigated on networks, like Apollonian (AN), Barabási–Albert (BA), small-worlds (SW), Voronoi–Delaunay (VD) and Erdös–Rényi (ER) random graphs. The review here is on phase transitions, critical points, exponents and universality classes that are compared to the results obtained for these models on regular square lattices (SL). View Full-Text
Keywords: nonequilibrium; phase transition; Monte Carlo simulations nonequilibrium; phase transition; Monte Carlo simulations
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De Sousa Lima, F.W. Phase Transitions in Equilibrium and Non-Equilibrium Models on Some Topologies. Entropy 2016, 18, 81.

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