Surface tension, percolation, and roughening

Jean Bricmont, Jean Raymond Fontaine, Joel Lebowitz

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We describe inequalities relating to the interface between coexisting phases of Ising ferromagnets. Some implications for the nature of the roughening transition are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)193-203
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of Statistical Physics
Issue number2
StatePublished - Oct 1 1982

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Mathematical Physics


  • Surface tension
  • long range order
  • percolation
  • roughening

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