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Title: Heat conduction in a confined solid strip: response to external strain
Authors: Chaudhuri, Debasish
Dhar, Abhishek
Keywords: Fatigue
brittleness
fracture
cracks
Solid-liquid transitions
Renormalization-group
fractal
percolation studies of phase transitions
Colloids
Issue Date: Jul-2006
Publisher: The American Physical Society
Citation: Physical Review E, 2006, Vol.74, p016114
Abstract: We study heat conduction in a system of hard disks confined to a narrow two-dimensional channel. The system is initially in a high-density solidlike phase. We study, through nonequilibrium molecular dynamics simulations, the dependence of the heat current on an externally applied elongational strain. The strain leads to deformation and failure of the solid and we find that the changes in internal structure can lead to very sharp changes in the heat current. A simple free-volume-type calculation of the heat current in a finite hard-disk system is proposed. This reproduces some qualitative features of the current-strain graph for small strains
Description: Open Access.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2289/4134
ISSN: 1539-3755
1550-2376 (online)
Alternative Location: http://arxiv.org/abs/cond-mat/0601310
http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.74.016114
http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2006PhRvE..74a6114C
Copyright: 2006, The American Physical Society
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