# Exactly solvable model for self-assembly of hard core-soft shell particles at interfaces.

@article{Ciach2017ExactlySM, title={Exactly solvable model for self-assembly of hard core-soft shell particles at interfaces.}, author={Alina Ciach and J Pȩkalski}, journal={Soft matter}, year={2017}, volume={13 14}, pages={ 2603-2608 } }

A generic model for self-assembly of a monolayer of hybrid core-shell particles at an interface is developed. We assume that for distances larger than the size of the incompressible core a soft repulsion appears, and the repulsion is followed by an attraction at larger separations. The model is solved exactly in a one-dimensional lattice version. One, two or three periodic structures and variety of shapes of the pressure-density isotherms may occur in different versions of the model. For strong…

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