Local structure of granular materials

Authors: Gerasymov O.I., Somov M.M.

Year: 2010

Issue: 10

Pages: 221-225


Different methods of describing of the local structure of complex many-particle systems which based on conception of the translational and orientational order parameters are developed. The presence of anisotropic fluid phase which is the intermediate between states with short–range and long-range order is discovered. Inner-shell model for the description of the local structure of granular materials has been proposed.

Tags: anisotropic fluid; granular materials; local structure; order parameter


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