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Why phase transition not possible in one dimension?

by supratimmitra
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supratimmitra
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Dec27-08, 02:32 AM
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can anybody tell me why in general phase transition is not possible in one dimension? and for a lattice gas at low temp. why it requires long range order to occur phase transition?
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Dec29-08, 03:23 PM
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That's a good question, and I'm not sure of the answer. What you say sounds familiar, but I'm not sure it's true- my copy of Chaikin and Lubensky "condensed matter" is in my office so I can't check right now...


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