Dynamic critical behavior of Wolff's collective-mode Monte Carlo algorithm for the two-dimensional O(n) nonlinear model

Robert G. Edwards, Alan D. Sokal

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    Abstract

    We study the dynamic critical behavior of Wolff's embedding algorithm combined with the standard Swendsen-Wang algorithm, for the two-dimensional XY and O(4) spin models on lattices up to 256×256. We find that critical slowing down is completely or almost completely eliminated.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)1374-1377
    Number of pages4
    JournalPhysical Review D
    Volume40
    Issue number4
    DOIs
    StatePublished - 1989

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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