Glass Transitions in Monodisperse Cluster-Forming Ensembles: Vortex Matter in Type-1.5 Superconductors.

  title={Glass Transitions in Monodisperse Cluster-Forming Ensembles: Vortex Matter in Type-1.5 Superconductors.},
  author={Rogelio D{\'i}az-M{\'e}ndez and Fabio Mezzacapo and Wolfgang Lechner and Fabio Cinti and Egor Babaev and Guido Pupillo},
  journal={Physical review letters},
  volume={118 6},
At low enough temperatures and high densities, the equilibrium configuration of an ensemble of ultrasoft particles is a self-assembled, ordered, cluster crystal. In the present Letter, we explore the out-of-equilibrium dynamics for a two-dimensional realization, which is relevant to superconducting materials with multiscale intervortex forces. We find that, for small temperatures following a quench, the suppression of the thermally activated particle hopping hinders the ordering. This results… 

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