Geometry and Temperature Chaos in Mixed Spherical Spin Glasses at Low Temperature: The Perturbative Regime

Gérard Ben Arous, Eliran Subag, Ofer Zeitouni

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We study the Gibbs measure of mixed spherical p-spin glass models at low temperature, in (part of) the 1-RSB regime, including, in particular, models close to pure in an appropriate sense. We show that the Gibbs measure concentrates on spherical bands around deep critical points of the (extended) Hamiltonian restricted to the sphere of radius (Formula presented.), where (Formula presented.) is the rightmost point in the support of the overlap distribution. We also show that the relevant critical points are pairwise orthogonal for two different low temperatures. This allows us to explain why temperature chaos occurs for those models, in contrast to the pure spherical models.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalCommunications on Pure and Applied Mathematics
StateAccepted/In press - Jan 1 2019


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Mathematics(all)
  • Applied Mathematics

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