Lees–Edwards boundary conditions for translation invariant shear flow: Implementation and transport properties

@article{Bindgen2021LeesEdwardsBC,
  title={Lees–Edwards boundary conditions for translation invariant shear flow: Implementation and transport properties},
  author={Sebastian Bindgen and Florian Weik and Rudolf Weeber and Erin Koos and Pierre de Buyl},
  journal={Physics of Fluids},
  year={2021}
}
Molecular dynamics (MD) simulations represent a powerful investigation tool in the field of soft matter. By using shear flows, one can probe the bulk rheology of complex fluids, also beyond the linear response regime, in a way that imitates laboratory experiments. One solution to impose a shear flow in particle-based simulations is the Lees-Edwards technique which ensures that particles experience shear by imposing rules for motion and interactions across the boundary in the direction of the… 
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