Effective forces in thermal amorphous solids with generic interactions.

  title={Effective forces in thermal amorphous solids with generic interactions.},
  author={Giorgio Parisi and Itamar Procaccia and Carmel Shor and Jacques Zylberg},
  journal={Physical review. E},
  volume={99 1-1},
In thermal glasses at temperatures sufficiently lower than the glass transition, the constituent particles are trapped in their cages for a sufficiently long time such that their time-averaged positions can be determined before diffusion and structural relaxation takes place. The effective forces are those that hold these average positions in place. In numerical simulations the effective forces F_{ij} between any pair of particles can be measured as a time average of the bare forces f_{ij}(r_… Expand
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