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Temporal disorder does not forbid discontinuous absorbing phase transitions in low-dimensional systems.
Recent papers have shown that spatial (quenched) disorder can suppress discontinuous absorbing phase transitions. Conversely, the scenario for temporal disorder is still unknown. To shed some lightExpand
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Majority vote model with ancillary noise in complex networks
Abstract We analyze the properties of the majority-vote (MV) model with an additional noise in which a local spin can be changed independently of its neighborhood. In the standard MV, one of theExpand
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Robustness of first-order phase transitions in one-dimensional long-range contact processes.
It has been proposed [Ginelli et al., Phys. Rev. E 71, 026121 (2005)] that, unlike the short-range contact process, the long-range counterpart may lead to the existence of a discontinuous phaseExpand
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Comparing parallel- and simulated-tempering-enhanced sampling algorithms at phase-transition regimes.
Two important enhanced sampling algorithms, simulated (ST) and parallel (PT) tempering, are commonly used when ergodic simulations may be hard to achieve, e.g., due to a phase space separated byExpand
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Liquid polymorphism, order-disorder transitions and anomalous behavior: A Monte Carlo study of the Bell-Lavis model for water.
The Bell-Lavis model for liquid water is investigated through numerical simulations. The lattice-gas model on a triangular lattice presents orientational states and is known to present a highlyExpand
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First-order phase transitions: a study through the parallel tempering method.
  • C. E. Fiore
  • Materials Science, Physics
  • Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and…
  • 23 September 2008
We study the applicability of the parallel tempering (PT) method in the investigation of first-order phase transitions. In this method, replicas of the same system are simulated simultaneously atExpand
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Diffusion anomaly and dynamic transitions in the Bell-Lavis water model.
In this paper we investigate the dynamic properties of the minimal Bell-Lavis (BL) water model and their relation to the thermodynamic anomalies. The BL model is defined on a triangular lattice inExpand
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Obtaining pressure versus concentration phase diagrams in spin systems from Monte Carlo simulations.
We propose an efficient procedure for determining phase diagrams of systems that are described by spin models. It consists of combining cluster algorithms with the method proposed by Sauerwein and deExpand
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General approach for studying first-order phase transitions at low temperatures.
By combining different ideas, a general and efficient protocol to deal with discontinuous phase transitions at low temperatures is proposed. For small T's, it is possible to derive a generic analyticExpand
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Fundamental ingredients for discontinuous phase transitions in the inertial majority vote model
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We investigate the key ingredients for the emergence of discontinuous transitions in an arbitrary structure, exposing a scaling behavior entirely different than those from the complex networks case. Expand
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