### Abstract

We consider a class of d-dimensional Gaussian lattice field which is known as a model of semi-flexible membrane. We study the free energy of the model with external potentials and show the following: (1) We consider the model with δ-pinning and prove that the field is always localized when d≥4. (2) Consider the model confined between two hard walls. We give asymptotics of the free energy as the height of the wall goes to infinity.

Original language | English |
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Pages (from-to) | 18-34 |

Number of pages | 17 |

Journal | Journal of Statistical Physics |

Volume | 147 |

Issue number | 1 |

DOIs | |

Publication status | Published - 2012 Apr |

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### Keywords

- Confinement
- Gaussian field
- Membrane
- Pinning

### ASJC Scopus subject areas

- Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
- Mathematical Physics

### Cite this

**On the Free Energy of a Gaussian Membrane Model with External Potentials.** / Sakagawa, Hironobu.

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*Journal of Statistical Physics*, vol. 147, no. 1, pp. 18-34. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10955-012-0475-0

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AB - We consider a class of d-dimensional Gaussian lattice field which is known as a model of semi-flexible membrane. We study the free energy of the model with external potentials and show the following: (1) We consider the model with δ-pinning and prove that the field is always localized when d≥4. (2) Consider the model confined between two hard walls. We give asymptotics of the free energy as the height of the wall goes to infinity.

KW - Confinement

KW - Gaussian field

KW - Membrane

KW - Pinning

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JO - Journal of Statistical Physics

JF - Journal of Statistical Physics

SN - 0022-4715

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