Colour groups and phase transitions

J. N. Kotzev, D. B. Litvin, J. L. Birman

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The theory of permutational colour groups and the representations associated with them are briefly discussed. These groups are then applied to the group-theoretical analysis and classification of continuous phase transitions, assuming the Landau theory.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)576-580
Number of pages5
JournalPhysica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications
Issue number1-3
StatePublished - Aug 1982

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Statistics and Probability
  • Condensed Matter Physics


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