A Fermionic Treatment of the Frustrated Ising Model

  • J. A. Blackman
  • J. Poulter
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Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 23)


The role of “frustrated plaquettes” in determining the ground state properties of the ±J Ising spin glass was first pointed out by TOULOUSE [1] in 1977. Since then many numerical studies have appeared (for a review, see BINDER and YOUNG




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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. A. Blackman
    • 1
  • J. Poulter
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsUniversity of ReadingWhiteknights, ReadingUK

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