Bethe Ansatz solutions of the open spin- 1/2 integrable XXZ quantum spin chain at roots of unity with nondiagonal boundary terms containing two free boundary parameters have recently been proposed.We use these solutions to compute the boundary energy (surface energy) in the thermodynamic limit. Communicated by Vincent Rivasseau.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
- Nuclear and High Energy Physics
- Mathematical Physics