Modeling Aggregation Processes of Lennard-Jones particles Via Stochastic Networks

@article{Forman2016ModelingAP,
  title={Modeling Aggregation Processes of Lennard-Jones particles Via Stochastic Networks},
  author={Yakir Forman and Maria K. Cameron},
  journal={Journal of Statistical Physics},
  year={2016},
  volume={168},
  pages={408-433}
}
We model an isothermal aggregation process of particles/atoms interacting according to the Lennard-Jones pair potential by mapping the energy landscapes of each cluster size N onto stochastic networks, computing transition probabilities from the network for an N-particle cluster to the one for $$N+1$$N+1, and connecting these networks into a single joint network. The attachment rate is a control parameter. The resulting network representing the aggregation of up to 14 particles contains 6427… 

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