Reference : Fluctuation Relations and Crystallization in Colloidal Suspensions
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http://hdl.handle.net/10993/7032
Fluctuation Relations and Crystallization in Colloidal Suspensions
English
Dorosz, Sven mailto [University of Luxembourg > Faculty of Science, Technology and Communication (FSTC) > Physics and Materials Science Research Unit >]
Sep-2013
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International
46th Biennial Meeting of the German Colloid Society
September 23-25, 2013
University of Paderborn
Paderborn
Germany
[en] Work ; Crystallization ; Compression
[en] Hard Spheres undergo a fluid to solid phase transition if the packing fraction is above $0.5$. The nucleation process itself and developing structures in this transient process are still matter of current research. \\
Here a new approach is proposed to correlate forming structure and dissipation directly. The system driven externally by a time varying pressure is compressed in a finite time. Thermodynamic work measured and directly correlated to structural information recorded during the process. Fluctuation theorems set the framework of this analysis that still hold at the first order phase transition that are initialized by a macroscopic fluctuation.
University of Luxembourg
Fonds National de la Recherche - FnR
Researchers ; Students
http://hdl.handle.net/10993/7032

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