Nonequilibrium static growing length scales in supercooled liquids on approaching the glass transition.

  title={Nonequilibrium static growing length scales in supercooled liquids on approaching the glass transition.},
  author={{\'E}tienne Marcotte and Frank H. Stillinger and Salvatore Torquato},
  journal={The Journal of chemical physics},
  volume={138 12},
The small wavenumber k behavior of the structure factor S(k) of overcompressed amorphous hard-sphere configurations was previously studied for a wide range of densities up to the maximally random jammed state, which can be viewed as a prototypical glassy state [A. Hopkins, F. H. Stillinger, and S. Torquato, Phys. Rev. E 86, 021505 (2012)]. It was found that a precursor to the glassy jammed state was evident long before the jamming density was reached as measured by a growing nonequilibrium… Expand
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