Classical disordered ground states: Super-ideal gases and stealth and equi-luminous materials

  title={Classical disordered ground states: Super-ideal gases and stealth and equi-luminous materials},
  author={Robert D. Batten and Frank H. Stillinger and Salvatore Torquato},
  journal={Journal of Applied Physics},
Using a collective coordinate numerical optimization procedure, we construct ground-state configurations of interacting particle systems in various space dimensions so that the scattering of radiation exactly matches a prescribed pattern for a set of wave vectors. We show that the constructed ground states are, counterintuitively, disordered i.e., possess no long-range order in the infinite-volume limit. We focus on three classes of configurations with unique radiation scattering… 
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