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Mechanical behaviour of heterogeneous nanochains in the $\Gamma$-limit of stochastic particle systems

@article{Lauerbach2019MechanicalBO,
  title={Mechanical behaviour of heterogeneous nanochains in the \$\Gamma\$-limit of stochastic particle systems},
  author={Laura Lauerbach and Stefan Neukamm and Mathias Schaffner and Anja Schlomerkemper},
  journal={arXiv: Analysis of PDEs},
  year={2019}
}
Nanochains of atoms, molecules and polymers have gained recent interest in the experimental sciences. This article contributes to an advanced mathematical modeling of the mechanical properties of nanochains that allow for heterogenities, which may be impurities or a deliberately chosen composition of different kind of atoms. We consider one-dimensional systems of particles which interact through a large class of convex-concave potentials, which includes the classical Lennard-Jones potentials… Expand

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