Evolution of the dense packings of spherotetrahedral particles: from ideal tetrahedra to spheres

Abstract

Particle shape plays a crucial role in determining packing characteristics. Real particles in nature usually have rounded corners. In this work, we systematically investigate the rounded corner effect on the dense packings of spherotetrahedral particles. The evolution of dense packing structure as the particle shape continuously deforms from a regular… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/srep15640

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