Spin Glasses and the Renormalization Group

  • Giorgio Parisi
Conference paper
Part of the Centre de Physique des Houches book series (LHWINTER, volume 8)


In this talk I will present some models of spin glasses an I will show that they are a gauge theory of a rather peculiar type. I will study here a very simple model of spin glasses [1, 2]. I consider a material where there are three kinds of atoms: M, A and B. M is a magnetic atom (it has a non zero magnetic moment) while A and B are magnetically inert.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Giorgio Parisi
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Dipartimento di FisicaUniversità La SapienzaItaly
  2. 2.INFN Sezione di RomaRomaItaly

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