Relaxation in a phase-separating two-dimensional active matter system with alignment interaction.

  title={Relaxation in a phase-separating two-dimensional active matter system with alignment interaction.},
  author={Saikat Chakraborty and Subir Kumar Das},
  journal={The Journal of chemical physics},
  volume={153 4},
Via computer simulations, we study kinetics of pattern formation in a two-dimensional active matter system. Self-propulsion in our model is incorporated via the Vicsek-like activity, i.e., particles have the tendency of aligning their velocities with the average directions of motion of their neighbors. In addition to this dynamic or active interaction, there exists passive inter-particle interaction in the model for which we have chosen the standard Lennard-Jones form. Following quenches of… 

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