A spin glass perspective on ferroic glasses

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  • David Sherrington

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    1. Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics, 1 Keble Rd., Oxford OX2 9EY, UK
    2. New College, Oxford OX1, 3BN, UK
    3. Santa Fe Institute, 1399 Hyde Park Rd., Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA
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Abstract

A range of ferroic glasses, magnetic, polar, relaxor and strain glasses, are considered together from the perspective of spin glasses. Simple mathematical modelling is shown to provide a possible conceptual unification to back similarities of experimental observations, without considering all possible complexities and alternatives.pssb201350391-gra-0001

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