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Universal crossover function and non-universal order-parameter profiles for critical adsorption

Kiselev, S. B. and Lue, L. and Belyakov, M. Y. (1999) Universal crossover function and non-universal order-parameter profiles for critical adsorption. Physics Letters A, 260 (1-2). p. 168. ISSN 0375-9601

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Abstract

We present a crossover theory for critical adsorption in a semi-infinite system. The predictions are compared with Monte Carlo simulations for an Ising model with a surface and with experimental measurements for the adsorption of liquid SF6 on graphite. In both cases we find good agreement with theory.