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Critical phenomena
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Critical phenomena

In physics Critical phenomena occur at the critical point. Often the words "critical phenomena" are also used for any condensed matter systems with an infinite correlation length. Most important critical phenomena include universality, scaling, spontaneous symmetry breaking, and topological orders.

See also second order phase transition.

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