A link between quantum and classical Potts models

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We study ground states of quantum Potts models. We construct ground states of certain d-dimensional quantum models as Gibbs measures of a d-dimensional classical spin system. Our results imply that various phenomena of classical spin systems can also be found in quantum ground states.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)781-798
Number of pages18
JournalJournal of Statistical Physics
Issue number3-4
Publication statusPublished - May 1 1990
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Mathematical Physics


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