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Sharp asymptotic behavior for wetting models in (1+1)-dimension

Francesco Caravenna, Giambattista Giacomin, and Lorenzo Zambotti

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We consider continuous and discrete (1+1)-dimensional wetting models which undergo a localization/delocalization phase transition. Using a simple approach based on Renewal Theory we determine the precise asymptotic behavior of the partition function, from which we obtain the scaling limits of the models and an explicit construction of the infinite volume measure in all regimes, including the critical one.

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Electron. J. Probab., Volume 11 (2006), paper no. 14, 345-362.

Accepted: 8 May 2006
First available in Project Euclid: 31 May 2016

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Primary: 60K35: Interacting random processes; statistical mechanics type models; percolation theory [See also 82B43, 82C43]
Secondary: 60F10: Large deviations 82B41: Random walks, random surfaces, lattice animals, etc. [See also 60G50, 82C41]

Wetting Transition Critical Wetting delta-Pinning Model Renewal Theory Fluctuation Theory for Random Walks

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Caravenna, Francesco; Giacomin, Giambattista; Zambotti, Lorenzo. Sharp asymptotic behavior for wetting models in (1+1)-dimension. Electron. J. Probab. 11 (2006), paper no. 14, 345--362. doi:10.1214/EJP.v11-320. https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.ejp/1464730549

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