Random sequential adsorption of particles with tetrahedral symmetry.

  title={Random sequential adsorption of particles with tetrahedral symmetry.},
  author={Piotr Kubala and Michal Cie'sla and Robert M. Ziff},
  journal={Physical review. E},
  volume={100 5-1},
We study random sequential adsorption (RSA) of a class of solids that can be obtained from a cube by specific cutting of its vertices, in order to find out how the transition from tetrahedral to octahedral symmetry affects the densities of the resulting jammed packings. We find that in general solids of octahedral symmetry form less dense packing; however, the lowest density was obtained for the packing built of tetrahedra. The densest packing is formed by a solid close to a tetrahedron but… Expand
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  • Physics, Materials Science
  • Physical review. E
  • 2019
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