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STP Ising 2D Program
written by Harvey Gould, Jan Tobochnik, Wolfgang Christian, and Anne Cox
The STP Ising2D program is a Monte Carlo simulation of a two-dimensional Ising model in equilibrium with a heat bath at temperature T using the Metropolis or Wolff algorithms. The default is a lattice of linear dimension L=32 (for a total of N=L^2 spins) with no external field and heat bath temperature T=0.
STP Ising2D is part of a suite of Open Source Physics programs that model aspects of Statistical and Thermal Physics (STP). The program is distributed as a ready-to-run (compiled) Java archive. Double clicking the stp_Ising2D.jar file will run the program if Java is installed on your computer. Additional programs can be found by searching ComPADRE for Open Source Physics, STP, or Statistical and Thermal Physics.
Please note that this resource requires at least version 1.5 of Java.
2 supplemental documents are available
A pdf document that briefly describes the STP Ising2D program. It describes how to use the stp_Ising2D.jar file and contains short tutorial exercises for use with the stp_Ising2D.jar file.
download 282kb .pdf
Published: May 27, 2008
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STP Ising 2D Program:
Is Part Of Statistical and Thermal Physics (STP) Package
STP Ising 2D Program is a part of STP Application package that contains curricular materials for the teaching of Statistical and Thermal Physics.relation by Anne Cox
References STP Textbook Chapter 5: Magnetic Systems
Chapter 5 of Gould and Tobochnik's Statistical and Thermal Physics provides additional underpinnings for the STP Ising 2D Program.relation by Anne Cox
Covers the Same Topic As 2D-Ising Model
The EJS version of this program allows for editing of the model using Easy Java Simulations.relation by Anne Cox
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