The Heinsenberg theory of ferromagnetism has been treated by many types of approximations; one of the more successful is known as constant coupling. The literature contains several different ways of arriving at results like those of the constant‐coupling approximaion, but proofs that they are indeed equivalent are lacking in some cases. It is shown that two of these methods are equivalent for spin 1/2 and explicitly demonstrated that both yield exactly the constant‐coupling results, though simpler in use and concept than the latter. Finally, it is shown that one of the two methods yields the same Curie temperatures as constant coupling for all spin.

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