By Robert M. Mazo

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Then the internal energy becomes 1 τij Si Sj ). 14) can be carried out as follows: [E] = − =− J 2N (2 cosh K)NB TrS τ J ∂ TrS 2N (2 cosh K)NB ∂K = −NB J tanh K. 15) This is the exact solution for the internal energy under the condition K = Kp . The above calculations hold for any lattice. Special features of each lattice are reﬂected only through NB , the total number of bonds. 50 GAUGE THEORY OF SPIN GLASSES P T T P SG F SG pc (a) 0 p=1 F 0 J0 (b) Fig. 2. 3 Relation with the phase diagram The condition K = Kp relates the temperature T (= J/K) and the probability p (= (tanh Kp + 1)/2), which deﬁnes a curve in the T –p phase diagram.

37) j=0 where l is an arbitrary integer and m0 = n, mK+1 = 1. In the limit n → 0, we may use the replacement mj − mj+1 → −dx to ﬁnd 32 REPLICA SYMMETRY BREAKING 1 n 1 l qαβ →− q l (x)dx. 17) by β as2 1 2 βJ 2 βJ 2 2 1+ →− E=− qαβ q 2 (x)dx . 17) by h as 1 1 χ = β 1 + qαβ → β 1 − q(x)dx . 40) n 0 α=β It needs some calculations to derive the free energy in the full RSB scheme. Details are given in Appendix B. 17) is 1 β2J 2 βf = − q(x)2 dx − 2q(1) − Du f0 (0, q(0)u). 42) to be solved under the initial condition f0 (1, h) = log 2 cosh βh.

41) with respect to the order function q(x). It is nevertheless possible to derive some explicit results by the Landau expansion when the temperature is close to the critical point and consequently q(x) is small. Let us brieﬂy explain the essence of this procedure. 43) where we have dropped q-independent terms. The operator Tr here denotes the diagonal sum in the replica space. We have introduced the notation Qαβ = 2 The symbol of conﬁgurational average [· · ·] will be omitted in the present chapter as long as it does not lead to confusion.