Yielding of amorphous solids at finite temperatures

  title={Yielding of amorphous solids at finite temperatures},
  author={Ezequiel Ferrero and Alejandro B. Kolton and Eduardo A. Jagla},
  journal={Physical Review Materials},
We analyze the effect of temperature on the yielding transition of amorphous solids using different coarse-grained model approaches. On one hand we use an elasto-plastic model, with temperature introduced in the form of an Arrhenius activation law over energy barriers. On the other hand, we implement a Hamiltonian model with a relaxational dynamics, where temperature is introduced in the form of a Langevin stochastic force. In both cases, temperature transforms the sharp transition of the… 

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