Phenomenological renormalization for spin glasses

I. Morgenstern, D. Huse

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The phenomenological renormalization approach of Nightingale was carried out for 2-dim spin glasses. We examine models with Gaussian, exp (-J2/2), and exponential, exp (-|J|), distributions for nearest neigbor Ising spins. The correlation length exponent is estimated to be v = 4.2±0.5 in contrast to the scaling laws of the "freezing theory" which require v = 2.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)170-172
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials
Issue numberPART 1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1986

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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