Solitons in magnetic chains: A functional integration approach

K. M. Leung

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    Abstract

    The free energies and the static spin correlation functions for the 2π- and π-sine-Gordon systems are calculated from a functional integration approach. The free energies for these systems are rather similar but the soliton contributions to the static two-spin correlation functions can be drastically different. The reasons for these behaviors are discussed, and the nature of the T = 0 phase transitions for the π system is briefly analyzed.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)1858-1860
    Number of pages3
    JournalJournal of Applied Physics
    Volume53
    Issue number3
    DOIs
    StatePublished - 1982

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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