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The mixing prescription (40) proves eﬀective, as general scaling theory predicts, but in place of the original equation of state (10) one discovers [66] the modiﬁed equation ˜ − Dm)/ ˜ 2 )γ , c(h ˜ m ˜ ≈ (B 2 t + m (42) ˜ → 0. Evidently h ˜ has been subjected to the subtraction when t, m, ˜ and h of a term Dm, ˜ a totally unexpected result! One ﬁnds that D ∼ m†2 so that this “anomalous” term does vanish in a symmetric situation, in particular, if m1,c = m2,c = 0. But if D does not vanish at the critical point of interest, what is implied?

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If we suppose m1 and m2 remain coplanar, the mean-ﬁeld energy then takes the form Eeﬀ = −h1 m0 cos θ1 − h2 m0 cos θ2 − j cos(θ1 − θ2 ). (44) To learn from this expression consider, ﬁrst, the situation in zero ﬁeld, ¯ = 1 (h1 + h2 ) = 0. , h 2 suppose relatively small, one immediately discovers that m1 and m2 swing 1 over to a mean direction perpendicular to the z-axis so that θ1 θ2 2 π, † ¯ while one ﬁnds that (θ1 −θ2 ) is of order h m0 /j. , 12 (m1 + m2 )z , increases linearly from −m0 to +m0 just as implied by the equation of ¯ plot corresponds to state (42).