Gauge theory of glass transition

  title={Gauge theory of glass transition},
  author={Mikhail Vasin},
  journal={Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment},
  • M. Vasin
  • Published 1 October 2010
  • Physics
  • Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment
A new analytical approach for the description of the glass transition in a frustrated system is suggested. The theory is based on the non-equilibrium dynamics technique, and takes into account the interaction of the local order field with the massive gauge field, which describes frustration-induced plastic deformation. The glass transition is regarded as a phase transition interrupted because of the premature critical slowing-down of one of the degrees of freedom caused by the frustrations. It… Expand
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