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

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