Metastability for Reversible Probabilistic Cellular Automata with Self-Interaction

  title={Metastability for Reversible Probabilistic Cellular Automata with Self-Interaction},
  author={E. Cirillo and F. Nardi and C. Spitoni},
  journal={Journal of Statistical Physics},
The problem of metastability for a stochastic dynamics with a parallel updating rule is addressed in the Freidlin–Wentzel regime, namely, finite volume, small magnetic field, and small temperature. The model is characterized by the existence of many fixed points and cyclic pairs of the zero temperature dynamics, in which the system can be trapped in its way to the stable phase. Our strategy is based on recent powerful approaches, not needing a complete description of the fixed points of the… Expand

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