**Authors**:
G.allavotti, A.Martin-Lof, S.Miracle-Sole'

**Title: Some problems connected with the phase separation in the Ising model at low temperature,**

**Abstract:**
In the following we are going to give
an account of some recent results describing a system in which two
phases can coexist, starting from the basic assumptions of
Statistical Mechanics.

**Key words: **
Statistical Mechanics, Phase coexistence, Surface tension, Ising model,
Large deviations

*Giovanni Gallavotti
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