Annales de l'Institut Henri Poincaré, Probabilités et Statistiques

Random hysteresis loops

Gioia Carinci

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Abstract

Dynamical hysteresis is a phenomenon which arises in ferromagnetic systems below the critical temperature as a response to adiabatic variations of the external magnetic field. We study the problem in the context of the mean-field Ising model with Glauber dynamics, proving that for frequencies of the magnetic field oscillations of order $N^{-2/3}$, $N$ the size of the system, the “critical” hysteresis loop becomes random.

Résumé

L’hystérésis dynamique est un phénomène qu’on observe dans les systèmes ferromagnétiques au-dessous de la temperature critique, en réponse à des variations adiabatiques du champ magnétique extérieur. Nous étudions le problème dans le contexte du modéle d’Ising de champ moyen avec la dynamique de Glauber, en montrant que, pour des fréquences d’oscillations du champ magnétique d’ordre de $N^{-2/3}$, avec $N$ la taille du système, la boucle d’hystérésis « critique » devient aléatoire.

Article information

Source
Ann. Inst. H. Poincaré Probab. Statist., Volume 49, Number 2 (2013), 307-339.

Dates
First available in Project Euclid: 16 April 2013

Permanent link to this document
https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.aihp/1366117649

Digital Object Identifier
doi:10.1214/11-AIHP461

Mathematical Reviews number (MathSciNet)
MR3088372

Zentralblatt MATH identifier
1277.82035

Subjects
Primary: 82C20: Dynamic lattice systems (kinetic Ising, etc.) and systems on graphs

Keywords
Hysteresis Ising Mean field Glauber dynamics Macroscopic fluctuations

Citation

Carinci, Gioia. Random hysteresis loops. Ann. Inst. H. Poincaré Probab. Statist. 49 (2013), no. 2, 307--339. doi:10.1214/11-AIHP461. https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.aihp/1366117649


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