School Seminars and Colloquia

Self-avoiding walks interacting with a surface.

Tuesday Seminar

by Tony Guttmann

Institution: University of Melbourne
Date: Tue 15th November 2011
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Room 215, Richard Berry Building

Abstract: In this informal talk I will sketch the recent proof by Nick Beaton, Jan de Gier and me that the critical fugacity of SAWs interacting with a surface on the honeycomb lattice is \(1+\sqrt{2}.\) The consequences of this proof allow us to develop numerical techniques to estimate the critical fugacity on other lattices to unprecedented precision.

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