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We shall see later that conformal invariance yields a classification of the partition functions of critical systems. It is therefore interesting to compare with previous attempts to get an overwiew on the possible universality classes in two dimensions. 1. Possible melting transitions of adatoms. Some examples of materials with a certain adsorption site symmetry are also given (after [555, E27]) Adsorption Site Symmetry 0: f3 "Y v Ising Potts-3 Potts-4 XY o(log) 1/3 1/9 13/9 5/6 2/3 1/12 7/6 2/3 nonuniversal 1/8 7/4 1 Skew (pi) or Rectangular (p2mm) (2 x 1) (1 x 2) c(2 x 2) Centered Rect.

We shall come back to this model in the context of relevant perturbations of conform ally invariant models (Chap. 14). We shall see later that conformal invariance yields a classification of the partition functions of critical systems. It is therefore interesting to compare with previous attempts to get an overwiew on the possible universality classes in two dimensions. 1. Possible melting transitions of adatoms. Some examples of materials with a certain adsorption site symmetry are also given (after [555, E27]) Adsorption Site Symmetry 0: f3 "Y v Ising Potts-3 Potts-4 XY o(log) 1/3 1/9 13/9 5/6 2/3 1/12 7/6 2/3 nonuniversal 1/8 7/4 1 Skew (pi) or Rectangular (p2mm) (2 x 1) (1 x 2) c(2 x 2) Centered Rect.

Critical Phenomena: a Reminder partition function. The points are accumulation points for the zeroes of Z. 64) for 11m BI ;::: IBcl. Fisher [229] showed that the points B = ±iBc are new critical points of the theory. They are called Yang-Lee edge singularities. Here, a = aYL = 1/0YL is often referred to as Fisher exponent. It is related to the exponent 'T/YL which describes the scaling of the spin-spin correlation function G(r) rv r-(d-2+1JYL) in the usual way, viz. aYL = (d-2+'T/YL)/(d+ 2 - 'T/Yd.