Asymptotic Shapes with Free Boundaries

Philippe Di Francesco, Nicolai Reshetikhin

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We study limit shapes for dimer models on domains of the hexagonal lattice with free boundary conditions. This is equivalent to the large deviation phenomenon for a random stepped surface over domains fixed only at part of the boundary.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)87-121
Number of pages35
JournalCommunications in Mathematical Physics
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2012
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Mathematical Physics


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