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Field theory of bicritical and tetracritical points. III. Relaxational dynamics including conservation of magnetization (model C).

Institute for Theoretical Physics, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Altenbergerstrasse 69, A-4040, Linz, Austria.
Physical Review E (Impact Factor: 2.31). 04/2009; 79(3 Pt 1):031109. DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.79.031109
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ABSTRACT We calculate the relaxational dynamical critical behavior of systems of O(n_{ parallel}) plus sign in circleO(n_{ perpendicular}) symmetry including conservation of magnetization by renormalization group theory within the minimal subtraction scheme in two-loop order. Within the stability region of the Heisenberg fixed point and the biconical fixed point, strong dynamical scaling holds, with the asymptotic dynamical critical exponent z=2varphinu-1 , where varphi is the crossover exponent and nu the exponent of the correlation length. The critical dynamics at n_{ parallel}=1 and n_{ perpendicular}=2 is governed by a small dynamical transient exponent leading to nonuniversal nonasymptotic dynamical behavior. This may be seen, e.g., in the temperature dependence of the magnetic transport coefficients.

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