Correlation lengths in quasi-one-dimensional systems via transfer matrices

  title={Correlation lengths in quasi-one-dimensional systems via transfer matrices},
  author={Yi Hu and Lin Fu and Patrick Charbonneau},
  journal={Molecular Physics},
  pages={3345 - 3354}
ABSTRACT Using transfer matrices up to next-nearest-neighbour interactions, we examine the structural correlations of quasi-one-dimensional systems of hard disks confined by two parallel lines and hard spheres confined in cylinders. Simulations have shown that the non-monotonic and non-smooth growth of the correlation length in these systems accompanies structural crossovers [Fu et al., Soft Matter 13, 3296 (2017)]. Here, we identify the theoretical basis for these behaviours. In particular, we… 
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