J. Phys. IV France 08 (1998) Pr6-87-Pr6-92
Frustrated spin models an the q-calculusA. Cappelli and F. Colomo
INFN, Sezione di Firenze and Dipartimento di Fisica, Università di Firenze, Largo E. Fermi 2, 50125 Firenze, Italy
We present the solution of the (gauged) frustrated Spherical Model, which is obtained by using q-polynomials. This is a first step towards the solution of the physically relevant frustrated XY model, a deterministic model which may behave as a spin glass. An analogy with the Matrix Models is also discussed, which suggests a physical picture for metastability in the frustrated models.
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