GKS inequalities for arbitrary spin ising ferromagnets
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Elementary proofs of the first and second Griffiths-Kelly-Sherman (GKS) inequalities are given for higher-spin Ising systems with a Hamiltonian containing only a quadratic form in the spin variables and integer powers of single spin variables. These proofs are obtained using Gaussian random variables. A slight generalization of previous results has been obtained in that the coefficients of the even powers of the spin variables are allowed to be negative.
Key wordsIsing spin systems Griffiths Kelly Sherman inequalities Gaussian random variables
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