Wang-Landau simulation of the 2D Ising Model in Zero Field Model

written by
Larry Engelhardt

The Wang-Landau algorithm, also called the flat-histogram algorithm, can be used to calculate the density of states of a microscopic system. In this simulation, the Wang-Landau algorithm is used to calculate the density of states for a two-dimensional Ising ferromagnet with periodic boundary conditions. From the density of states, the entropy, internal energy, and heat capacity are calculated as a function of temperature. You can modify this simulation if you have EJS installed by right-clicking within a plot and selecting "Open Ejs Model" from the pop-up menu item.

The Wang-Landau simulation of the 2D Ising Model in Zero Field Model was developed using the Easy Java Simulations (EJS) modeling tool. It is distributed as a ready-to-run (compiled) Java archive. Double clicking the ejs_WangLandau_Ising_2D_Ferromagnet.jar file will run the program if Java is installed.

Please note that this resource requires
at least version 1.5 of
Java.

Wang-Landau simulation of the 2D Ising Model in Zero Field Source Code
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Last Modified: November 12, 2011

<a href="http://www.compadre.org/OSP/items/detail.cfm?ID=11539">Engelhardt, Larry. "Wang-Landau simulation of the 2D Ising Model in Zero Field Model." Version 1.0.</a>

L. Engelhardt, Computer Program WANG-LANDAU SIMULATION OF THE 2D ISING MODEL IN ZERO FIELD MODEL, Version 1.0 (2011), WWW Document, (http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=11539&DocID=2461).

L. Engelhardt, Computer Program WANG-LANDAU SIMULATION OF THE 2D ISING MODEL IN ZERO FIELD MODEL, Version 1.0 (2011), <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=11539&DocID=2461>.

Engelhardt, L. (2011). Wang-Landau simulation of the 2D Ising Model in Zero Field Model (Version 1.0) [Computer software]. Retrieved February 12, 2016, from http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=11539&DocID=2461

Engelhardt, Larry. "Wang-Landau simulation of the 2D Ising Model in Zero Field Model." Version 1.0. http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=11539&DocID=2461 (accessed 12 February 2016).

Engelhardt, Larry. Wang-Landau simulation of the 2D Ising Model in Zero Field Model. Vers. 1.0. Computer software. 2011. Java 1.5. 12 Feb. 2016 <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=11539&DocID=2461>.

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