Communications in Mathematical Physics

, Volume 107, Issue 4, pp 577–586 | Cite as

Many phases in systems without periodic ground states

  • Jacek Miekisz


The low temperature behavior of systems without periodic ground states is investigated. It is shown by using Peierls' argument that in some models the translational symmetry is broken. In particular, an infinite range model with infinitely many Gibbs states is constructed.


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  • Jacek Miekisz
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of TexasAustinUSA

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