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Onsager and Kaufman's Calculation of the Spontaneous Magnetization of the Ising Model

Baxter, Rodney

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In 2011 I reviewed the calculation by Onsager and Kaufman of the spontaneous magnetization of the square-lattice Ising model, which Onsager announced in 1949 but never published. I have recently been alerted to further original papers that bear on the subject. It is quite clear that the draft paper on which I relied was indeed written by Onsager, who was working on the problem with Kaufman, and that they had two derivations of the result.

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/69134
Source: Journal of Statistical Physics
DOI: 10.1007/s10955-012-0658-8

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