Sample-dependent phase transitions in disordered exclusion modelsC. Enaud and B. Derrida
Laboratoire de Physique Statistique, Ecole Normale Supérieure 24 rue Lhomond, 75231 Paris Cedex 05, France email@example.com
(Received 5 December 2003; accepted in final form 3 February 2004)
We give numerical evidence that the location of the first-order phase transition between the low- and the high-density phases of the one-dimensional asymmetric simple exclusion process with open boundaries becomes sample dependent when quenched disorder is introduced for the hopping rates.
64.60.-i - General studies of phase transitions.
05.50.+q - Lattice theory and statistics (Ising, Potts, etc.).
05.60.Cd - Classical transport.
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