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- adjective physics Describing a condition, in
condensed matter, in which four phasesare in equilibrium
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Encouraged by K. Alex Müller, who had pioneered the critical-phenomena effort in our Laboratory, I focused on the bicritical and tetracritical behavior and finally on the random-field problem.