Minimal potentials with very many minima

Marin Soljačić, Frank Wilczek

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We demonstrate, by construction, that simple renormalizable matrix potentials with SN, as opposed to O(N), symmetry can exhibit an exponentially large number of inequivalent deep local minima.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2285-2289
Number of pages5
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Issue number11
StatePublished - 2000
Externally publishedYes

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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