Seminar Interacting Random Systems

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Mittwoch, 11.12.2019, 11:30 Uhr (WIAS-406)
Benjamin Lees, University of Bristol:
The phase transition for random loop models on trees
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Weierstraß-Institut, Mohrenstr. 39, 10117 Berlin, 4. Etage, Weierstraß-Hörsaal (Raum: 406)

We show the existence of a sharp phase transition from non-existence to existence of infinite loops for a random loop model on d-regular trees, for all dimensions d ≥ 3. The loop model is built up by randomly placed 'crosses' and 'bars' whose relative intensity is controlled by a parameter u. We give a recursive scheme to obtain an expansion of the critical parameter in powers of 1/d, which in principle is explicit but whose combinatorial complexity grows very quickly. We were able to explicitly obtain the first 6 terms (the first two were previously found by Ueltschi and Bjornberg for the limit d → ∞), and observed that (as functions of u) they seem to have a very interesting structure. This is a joint work with Volker Betz and Johannes Ehlert.

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Seminar Interacting Random Systems

WIAS Berlin
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