An exact solution for two-dimensional wetting with a corrugated wall

P S Swain, A O Parry

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Abstract

An exact solution of a two-dimensional RSOS model of wetting at a corrugated (periodic) wall is found using transfer matrix techniques. In contrast to mean-field analysis of the same problem, the wetting transition remains second order and occurs at a lower temperature than that of the planar system. A comparison with numerical studies and other analytical approaches is made.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4597-4605
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Physics A: Mathematical and General
Volume30
Issue number13
Publication statusPublished - 7 Jul 1997

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