Nonergodic thermodynamics of disordered ferromagnets and ferroelectrics
Physics Research Institute at Southern Federal University, 344090 Rostov-on-Don, Russia
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Revised: 18 June 2008
Published online: 16 July 2008
Phenomenological thermodynamic theory describing the properties of metastable states in disordered ferromagnets and ferroelectrics with frustrative random interactions is developed and its ability to describe various nonergodic phenomena in real crystals is demonstrated.
PACS: 75.10.Nr – Spin-glass and other random models / 77.80.-e – Ferroelectricity and antiferroelectricity
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