# Exploring the free energy gain of phase separation via Markov state modeling.

@article{Biedermann2017ExploringTF, title={Exploring the free energy gain of phase separation via Markov state modeling.}, author={Myra Biedermann and Andreas Heuer}, journal={The Journal of chemical physics}, year={2017}, volume={147 3}, pages={ 034107 } }

The gain of free energy upon unmixing is determined via application of Markov state modeling (MSM), using an Ising model with a fixed number of up- and down-spins. MSM yields reasonable estimates of the free energies. However, a closer look reveals significant differences that point to residual non-Markovian effects. These non-Markovian effects are rather unexpected since the typical criteria to study the quality of Markovianity indicate complete Markovian behavior. We identify the sparse…

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