The Exact Ground State of the Frenkel-Kontorova Model with Repeated Parabolic Potential: II. Numerical Treatment

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Scheidsteger, T.; Urbschat, H.; Griffiths, R. B.; Schellnhuber, H. J.;
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1103/PhysRevB.56.8631
  • Subject: Nonlinear Sciences - Chaotic Dynamics | Nonlinear Sciences - Exactly Solvable and Integrable Systems | Condensed Matter - Statistical Mechanics

A procedure is described for efficiently finding the ground state energy and configuration for a Frenkel-Kontorova model in a periodic potential, consisting of N parabolic segments of identical curvature in each period, through a numerical solution of the convex minimiz... View more
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