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Author(s): Baruch Meerson and Arkady VilenkinWe investigate nonequilibrium fluctuations of a solid surface governed by the stochastic Mullins-Herring equation with conserved noise. This equation descr … - Dynamic self-assembly of non-Brownian spheres studied by molecular dynamics simulations

Author(s): O. Carvente, M. Salazar-Cruz, F. Peñuñuri, and J. C. Ruiz-SuárezGranular self-assembly of confined non-Brownian spheres under gravity is studied by molecular dynamics simulations. Starting … - Finite-temperature mechanical instability in disordered lattices

Author(s): Leyou Zhang and Xiaoming MaoMechanical instability takes different forms in various ordered and disordered systems and little is known about how thermal fluctuations affect different classe … - Universal behavior of crystalline membranes: Crumpling transition and Poisson ratio of the flat phase

Author(s): R. Cuerno, R. Gallardo Caballero, A. Gordillo-Guerrero, P. Monroy, and J. J. Ruiz-LorenzoWe revisit the universal behavior of crystalline membranes at and below the crumpling transition, wh … - Validity of the third law of thermodynamics for the Tsallis entropy

Author(s): G. Baris Bagci and Thomas OikonomouBento et al. [Phys. Rev. E 91, 022105 (2015)] recently stated that the Tsallis entropy violates the third law of thermodynamics for 01 is already inherent … - Linear relaxation in large two-dimensional Ising models

Author(s): Y. Lin and F. WangCritical dynamics in two-dimension Ising lattices up to 2048×2048 is simulated on field-programmable-gate-array- based computing devices. Linear relaxation times are measu … - Thermodynamic aspects of information transfer in complex dynamical systems

Author(s): Carlo Cafaro, Sean Alan Ali, and Adom GiffinFrom the Horowitz-Esposito stochastic thermodynamical description of information flows in dynamical systems [J. M. Horowitz and M. Esposito, Phys ... - Chaos synchronization by resonance of multiple delay times

Author(s): Manuel Jimenez Martin, Otti D'Huys, Laura Lauerbach, Elka Korutcheva, and Wolfgang KinzelChaos synchronization may arise in networks of nonlinear units with delayed couplings. We study ... - Nonparametric causal inference for bivariate time series

Author(s): James M. McCracken and Robert S. WeigelWe introduce new quantities for exploratory causal inference between bivariate time series. The quantities, called penchants and leanings, are computa ... - Interplay of migratory and division forces as a generic mechanism for stem cell patterns

Author(s): Edouard Hannezo, Alice Coucke, and Jean-François JoannyIn many adult tissues, stem cells and differentiated cells are not homogeneously distributed: stem cells are arranged in periodic “nic ... - Finite-size effects in a model for plasticity of amorphous composites

Author(s): Botond Tyukodi, Claire A. Lemarchand, Jesper S. Hansen, and Damien VandembroucqWe discuss the plastic behavior of an amorphous matrix reinforced by hard particles. A mesoscopic depinning-li ... - Viscous Rayleigh-Taylor instability in spherical geometry

Author(s): Karnig O. MikaelianWe consider viscous fluids in spherical geometry, a lighter fluid supporting a heavier one. Chandrasekhar [Q. J. Mech. Appl. Math. 8, 1 (1955)] analyzed this unstable con … - Effect of added mass on the interaction of bubbles in a low-Reynolds-number shear flow

Author(s): Olga Lavrenteva, Jai Prakash, and Avinoam NirEqual size air bubbles that are entrapped by a Taylor vortex of the secondary flow in a Couette device, thereby defying buoyancy, slowly form a … - Droplet migration characteristics in confined oscillatory microflows

Author(s): Kaustav Chaudhury, Shubhadeep Mandal, and Suman ChakrabortyWe analyze the migration characteristics of a droplet in an oscillatory flow field in a parallel plate microconfinement. Using pha … - Nonparametric estimation of Fisher information from real data

Author(s): Omri Har-Shemesh, Rick Quax, Borja Miñano, Alfons G. Hoekstra, and Peter M. A. SlootThe Fisher information matrix (FIM) is a widely used measure for applications including statistical infer … - Interface control and snow crystal growth

Author(s): Jessica Li and Laura P. SchaposnikThe growth of snow crystals is dependent on the temperature and saturation of the environment. In the case of dendrites, Reiter's local two-dimensiona … - Acoustically levitated dancing drops: Self-excited oscillation to chaotic shedding

Author(s): Po-Cheng Lin and Lin IWe experimentally demonstrate self-excited oscillation and shedding of millimeter-sized water drops, acoustically levitated in a single-node standing waves cavity, by … - Initial condition of stochastic self-assembly

Author(s): Jason K. Davis and Suzanne S. SindiThe formation of a stable protein aggregate is regarded as the rate limiting step in the establishment of prion diseases. In these systems, once aggregate … - Symmetry reduction in high dimensions, illustrated in a turbulent pipe

Author(s): Ashley P. Willis, Kimberly Y. Short, and Predrag CvitanovićEquilibrium solutions are believed to structure the pathways for ergodic trajectories in a dynamical system. However, equilibria a … - Dynamics of a passively mode-locked semiconductor laser subject to dual-cavity optical feedback

Author(s): Lina Jaurigue, Oleg Nikiforov, Eckehard Schöll, Stefan Breuer, and Kathy LüdgeWe study the influence of dual-cavity optical feedback on the emission dynamics and timing stability of a passi … - Low-dimensional dynamics of structured random networks

Author(s): Johnatan Aljadeff, David Renfrew, Marina Vegué, and Tatyana O. SharpeeUsing a generalized random recurrent neural network model, and by extending our recently developed mean-field approach … - Meta-food-chains as a many-layer epidemic process on networks

Author(s): Edmund Barter and Thilo GrossNotable recent works have focused on the multilayer properties of coevolving diseases. We point out that very similar systems play an important role in populati … - Interaction modes between asymmetrically and oppositely charged rods

Author(s): Hanne S. Antila, Paul R. Van Tassel, and Maria SammalkorpiThe interaction of oppositely and asymmetrically charged rods in salt—a simple model of (bio)macromolecular assembly—is observed vi … - Calibrated simulations of Z opacity experiments that reproduce the experimentally measured plasma conditions

Author(s): T. Nagayama, J. E. Bailey, G. Loisel, G. A. Rochau, J. J. MacFarlane, and I. GolovkinRecently, frequency-resolved iron opacity measurements at electron temperatures of 170–200 eV and electr … - Modifying self-assembly and species separation in three-dimensional systems of shape-anisotropic particles

Author(s): C. R. K. Windows-Yule, B. J. Scheper, W. K. den Otter, D. J. Parker, and A. R. ThorntonThe behaviors of large, dynamic assemblies of macroscopic particles are of direct relevance to geophys … - Generalized maximum entropy approach to quasistationary states in long-range systems

Author(s): Gabriele Martelloni, Gianluca Martelloni, Pierre de Buyl, and Duccio FanelliSystems with long-range interactions display a short-time relaxation towards quasistationary states (QSSs) whose … - Lifshitz-Matsubara sum formula for the Casimir pressure between magnetic metallic mirrors

Author(s): R. Guérout, A. Lambrecht, K. A. Milton, and S. ReynaudWe examine the conditions of validity for the Lifshitz-Matsubara sum formula for the Casimir pressure between magnetic metallic plane m … - Hysteresis and drift of spiral waves near heterogeneities: From chemical experiments to cardiac simulations

Author(s): Elias Nakouzi, Jan Frederik Totz, Zhihui Zhang, Oliver Steinbock, and Harald EngelDissipative patterns in excitable reaction-diffusion systems can be strongly affected by spatial heterogene … - Extending the dynamic range of transcription factor action by translational regulation

Author(s): Thomas R. Sokolowski, Aleksandra M. Walczak, William Bialek, and Gašper TkačikA crucial step in the regulation of gene expression is binding of transcription factor (TF) proteins to regulat … - Equilibrium fluid-crystal interfacial free energy of bcc-crystallizing aqueous suspensions of polydisperse charged spheres

Author(s): Thomas Palberg, Patrick Wette, and Dieter M. HerlachThe interfacial free energy is a central quantity in crystallization from the metastable melt. In suspensions of charged colloidal sphere … - Effect of viscosity on the shaking-induced fluidization in a liquid-immersed granular medium

Author(s): Nao Yasuda and Ikuro SumitaA liquid-immersed granular medium is shaken vertically under a wide range of accelerations (Γ in dimensionless form) and frequencies (f) and its fluidization proc … - Origami building blocks: Generic and special four-vertices

Author(s): Scott Waitukaitis and Martin van HeckeFour rigid panels connected by hinges that meet at a point form a four-vertex, the fundamental building block of origami metamaterials. Most materials … - Asymptotic-preserving Boltzmann model equations for binary gas mixture

Author(s): Sha Liu and Yihua LiangAn improved system of Boltzmann model equations is developed for binary gas mixture. This system of model equations has a complete asymptotic preserving property that … - Fingering dynamics driven by a precipitation reaction: Nonlinear simulations

Author(s): Priyanka Shukla and A. De WitA fingering instability can develop at the interface between two fluids when the more mobile fluid is injected into the less-mobile one. For example, viscous fi … - Demonstrating universal scaling for dynamics of Yukawa one-component plasmas after an interaction quench

Author(s): T. K. Langin, T. Strickler, N. Maksimovic, P. McQuillen, T. Pohl, D. Vrinceanu, and T. C. KillianThe authors study the equilibration dynamics of ultracold plasmas, where a rapid increase in … - Impact of BaTiO_{3} nanoparticles on pretransitional effects in liquid crystalline dodecylcyanobiphenyl

Author(s): S. J. Rzoska, S. Starzonek, A. Drozd-Rzoska, K. Czupryński, K. Chmiel, G. Gaura, A. Michulec, B. Szczypek, and W. WalasThe pretransitional behavior of dodecylcyanobiphenyl (12CB) (isotropic … - Heat conduction and energy diffusion in momentum-conserving one-dimensional full-lattice ding-a-ling model

Author(s): Zhibin Gao, Nianbei Li, and Baowen LiThe ding-a-ling model is a kind of half lattice and half hard-point-gas (HPG) model. The original ding-a-ling model proposed by Casati et al. does not c … - Slow Lévy flights

Author(s): Denis Boyer and Inti PinedaAmong Markovian processes, the hallmark of Lévy flights is superdiffusion, or faster-than-Brownian dynamics. Here we show that Lévy laws, as well as Gaussian dist … - Crossover from localized to diffusive water dynamics in carbon nanohorns: A comprehensive quasielastic neutron-scattering analysis

Author(s): Marie-Claire Bellissent-Funel, Katsumi Kaneko, Tomonori Ohba, Marie-Sousai Appavou, Antti J. Soininen, and Joachim WuttkeIncoherent neutron scattering by water confined in carbon nanohorns … - Conductivity estimates of spherical-particle suspensions based on triplet structure factors

Author(s): Minh-Tan Nguyen, Vincent Monchiet, Guy Bonnet, and Quy-Dong ToIn this paper, we present an estimation of the conductivity of composites constituted of identical spheres embedded in a host m … - Characterization of stationary states in random walks with stochastic resetting

Author(s): Vicenç Méndez and Daniel CamposIt is known that introducing a stochastic resetting in a random-walk process can lead to the emergence of a stationary state. Here we study this point from a … - Stochastic model for gene transcription on Drosophila melanogaster embryos

Author(s): Guilherme N. Prata, José Eduardo M. Hornos, and Alexandre F. RamosWe examine immunostaining experimental data for the formation of stripe 2 of even-skipped (eve) transcripts on D. melanogas … - Critical wind speed at which trees break

Author(s): E. Virot, A. Ponomarenko, É. Dehandschoewercker, D. Quéré, and C. ClanetThis paper aims to understand the physics behind the observation that there seems to exist a critical wind speed at w … - Resonance vector soliton of the Rayleigh wave

Author(s): G. T. AdamashviliA theory of acoustic vector solitons of self-induced transparency of the Rayleigh wave is constructed. A thin resonance transition layer on an elastic surface is considered … - Single integrodifferential wave equation for a Lévy walk

Author(s): Sergei FedotovWe derive the single integrodifferential wave equation for the probability density function of the position of a classical one-dimensional Lévy walk with continuous sample pat … - Conditional reversibility in nonequilibrium stochastic systems

Author(s): Marcus V. S. Bonança and Christopher JarzynskiFor discrete-state stochastic systems obeying Markovian dynamics, we establish the counterpart of the conditional reversibility theorem obtaine … - Regular modes in a mixed-dynamics-based optical fiber

Author(s): C. Michel, M. Allgaier, and V. DoyaA multimode optical fiber with a truncated transverse cross section acts as a powerful versatile support to investigate the wave features of complex ray d … - Solitons riding on solitons and the quantum Newton's cradle

Author(s): Manjun Ma, R. Navarro, and R. Carretero-GonzálezThe reduced dynamics for dark and bright soliton chains in the one-dimensional nonlinear Schrödinger equation is used to study the behavior o … - Comprehensive spectral approach for community structure analysis on complex networks

Author(s): Bogdan DanilaA simple but efficient spectral approach for analyzing the community structure of complex networks is introduced. It works the same way for all types of networks, by spectrally … - Translocation frequency of double-stranded DNA through a solid-state nanopore

Author(s): Nicholas A. W. Bell, Murugappan Muthukumar, and Ulrich F. KeyserSolid-state nanopores are single-molecule sensors that measure changes in ionic current as charged polymers such as DNA pass … - From individual spiking neurons to population behavior: Systematic elimination of short-wavelength spatial modes

Author(s): Moira L. Steyn-Ross and D. A. Steyn-RossMean-field models of the brain approximate spiking dynamics by assuming that each neuron responds to its neighbors via a naive spatial average that n … - Electroclinic effect in a chiral paranematic liquid-crystal layer above the bulk nematic-to-isotropic transition temperature

Author(s): Ian R. Nemitz, Emmanuelle Lacaze, and Charles RosenblattElectroclinic measurements are reported for two chiral liquid crystals above their bulk chiral isotropic–nematic phase transition tem … - Hydrodynamic slip length as a surface property

Author(s): Bladimir Ramos-Alvarado, Satish Kumar, and G. P. PetersonEquilibrium and nonequilibrium molecular dynamics simulations were conducted in order to evaluate the hypothesis that the hydrodynam … - Periodically driven DNA: Theory and simulation

Author(s): Sanjay Kumar, Ravinder Kumar, and Wolfhard JankeWe propose a generic model of driven DNA under the influence of an oscillatory force of amplitude F and frequency ν and show the existence of … - Directed percolation process in the presence of velocity fluctuations: Effect of compressibility and finite correlation time

Author(s): N. V. Antonov, M. Hnatič, A. S. Kapustin, T. Lučivjanský, and L. MižišinThe direct bond percolation process (Gribov process) is studied in the presence of random velocity fluctuations gener … - Discrete breathers for a discrete nonlinear Schrödinger ring coupled to a central site

Author(s): Peter Jason and Magnus JohanssonWe examine the existence and properties of certain discrete breathers for a discrete nonlinear Schrödinger model where all but one site are placed in a ring … - Strong-coupling electrostatic theory of polymer counterions close to planar charges

Author(s): Sandipan Dutta and Y. S. JhoStrong-coupling phenomena, such as like-charge macroion attraction, opposite-charged macroion repulsion, charge renormalization, and charge inversion, are known … - Probabilistic model of waiting times between large failures in sheared media

Author(s): Braden A. W. Brinkman, Michael P. LeBlanc, Jonathan T. Uhl, Yehuda Ben-Zion, and Karin A. DahmenUsing a probabilistic approximation of a mean-field mechanistic model of sheared systems, we … - Nonlinear plastic modes in disordered solids

Author(s): Luka Gartner and Edan LernerWe propose a theoretical framework within which a robust micromechanical definition of precursors to plastic instabilities, often termed soft spots, naturally em … - Experimental study of stable imbibition displacements in a model open fracture. I. Local avalanche dynamics

Author(s): Xavier Clotet, Jordi Ortín, and Stéphane SantucciWe report the results of an experimental investigation of the spatiotemporal dynamics of stable imbibition fronts in a disordered medium, in … - Experimental study of stable imbibition displacements in a model open fracture. II. Scale-dependent avalanche dynamics

Author(s): Xavier Clotet, Stéphane Santucci, and Jordi OrtínWe report the results of an experimental investigation of the spatiotemporal dynamics of stable imbibition fronts in a disordered medium, in … - Chimera states in networks of phase oscillators: The case of two small populations

Author(s): Mark J. Panaggio, Daniel M. Abrams, Peter Ashwin, and Carlo R. LaingChimera states are dynamical patterns in networks of coupled oscillators in which regions of synchronous and asynchronous … - Nonuniform elastic properties of macromolecules and effect of prestrain on their continuum nature

Author(s): Ankush Aggarwal, Eric R. May, Charles L. Brooks, III, and William S. KlugMany experimental and theoretical methods have been developed to calculate the coarse-grained continuum elastic prop … - Quantum fuel with multilevel atomic coherence for ultrahigh specific work in a photonic Carnot engine

Author(s): Deniz Türkpençe and Özgür E. MüstecaplıoğluWe investigate scaling of work and efficiency of a photonic Carnot engine with a number of quantum coherent resources. Specifically, we consider a … - Effect of geometrical frustration on inverse freezing

Author(s): M. Schmidt, C. V. Morais, and F. M. ZimmerThe interplay between geometrical frustration (GF) and inverse freezing (IF) is studied within a cluster approach. The model considers first-neighb … - Physical origin of nonequilibrium fluctuation-induced forces in fluids

Author(s): T. R. Kirkpatrick, J. M. Ortiz de Zárate, and J. V. SengersCasimir forces have been shown to arise from fluctuations in a variety of systems, both classical and quantum. In this paper, the … - Value of peripheral nodes in controlling multilayer scale-free networks

Author(s): Yan Zhang, Antonios Garas, and Frank SchweitzerWe analyze the controllability of a two-layer network, where driver nodes can be chosen randomly only from one layer. Each layer contains a sc … - Nature of the collapse transition in interacting self-avoiding trails

Author(s): Tiago J. Oliveira and Jürgen F. StilckWe study the interacting self-avoiding trail (ISAT) model on a Bethe lattice of general coordination q and on a Husimi lattice built with squares and c … - Shell formation in short like-charged polyelectrolytes in a harmonic trap

Author(s): Sandipan Dutta and Y. S. JhoInspired by recent experiments and simulations on pattern formation in biomolecules by optical tweezers, a theoretical description based on the reference interac … - Influence of molecular-weight polydispersity on the glass transition of polymers

Author(s): Shu-Jia Li, Shi-Jie Xie, Yan-Chun Li, Hu-Jun Qian, and Zhong-Yuan LuIt is well known that the polymer glass transition temperature T_{g} is dependent on molecular weight, but the role of mo … - Gas flow through rough microchannels in the transition flow regime

Author(s): Zilong Deng, Yongping Chen, and Chenxi ShaoA multiple-relaxation-time lattice Boltzmann model of Couette flow is developed to investigate the rarified gas flow through microchannels with ro … - Ferrofluid patterns in Hele-Shaw cells: Exact, stable, stationary shape solutions

Author(s): Sérgio A. Lira and José A. MirandaWe investigate a quasi-two-dimensional system composed of an initially circular ferrofluid droplet surrounded by a nonmagnetic fluid of higher density. The … - Rogue waves for a system of coupled derivative nonlinear Schrödinger equations

Author(s): H. N. Chan, B. A. Malomed, K. W. Chow, and E. DingRogue waves (RWs) are unexpectedly strong excitations emerging from an otherwise tranquil background. The nonlinear Schrödinger equation (N … - Transient amplification limits noise suppression in biochemical networks

Author(s): John Dixon, Anika Lindemann, and Jonathan H. McCoyCell physiology is orchestrated, on a molecular level, through complex networks of biochemical reactions. The propagation of random fluctua … - Closed-loop feedback control and bifurcation analysis of epileptiform activity via optogenetic stimulation in a mathematical model of human cortex

Author(s): Prashanth Selvaraj, Jamie W. Sleigh, Heidi E. Kirsch, and Andrew J. SzeriOptogenetics provides a method of neuron stimulation that has high spatial, temporal, and cell-type specificity. Her … - Long-lived anomalous thermal diffusion induced by elastic cell membranes on nearby particles

Author(s): Abdallah Daddi-Moussa-Ider, Achim Guckenberger, and Stephan GekleThe physical approach of a small particle (virus, medical drug) to the cell membrane represents the crucial first step befor … - Self-similar propagation of Hermite-Gauss water-wave pulses

Author(s): Shenhe Fu, Yuval Tsur, Jianying Zhou, Lev Shemer, and Ady ArieWe demonstrate both theoretically and experimentally propagation dynamics of surface gravity water-wave pulses, having Hermite- … - Equilibrium microphase separation in the two-leaflet model of lipid membranes

Author(s): Ramon Reigada and Alexander S. MikhailovBecause of the coupling between local lipid composition and the thickness of the membrane, microphase separation in two-component lipid membranes can … - Anomalous dissipation and kinetic-energy distribution in pipes at very high Reynolds numbers

Author(s): Xi Chen, Bo-Bo Wei, Fazle Hussain, and Zhen-Su SheA symmetry-based theory is developed for the description of (streamwise) kinetic energy K in turbulent pipes at extremely high Reynolds num … - Phase transitions and entropies for synchronizing oscillators

Author(s): Martin Bier, Bartosz Lisowski, and Ewa Gudowska-NowakWe study a generic model of coupled oscillators. In the model there is competition between phase synchronization and diffusive effects. … - Scale invariance implies conformal invariance for the three-dimensional Ising model

Author(s): Bertrand Delamotte, Matthieu Tissier, and Nicolás WscheborUsing the Wilson renormalization group, we show that if no integrated vector operator of scaling dimension −1 exists, then scale in … - Phase-locked scroll waves defy turbulence induced by negative filament tension

Author(s): Teng-Chao Li, Xiang Gao, Fei-Fei Zheng, Mei-Chun Cai, Bing-Wei Li, Hong Zhang, and Hans DierckxScroll waves in a three-dimensional media may develop into turbulence due to negative tension … - Wavelength selection of rippling patterns in myxobacteria

Author(s): L. L. Bonilla, A. Glavan, and A. MarquinaRippling patterns of myxobacteria appear in starving colonies before they aggregate to form fruiting bodies. These periodic traveling cell density w … - Membrane tubulation from giant lipid vesicles in alternating electric fields

Author(s): K. Antonova, V. Vitkova, and C. MeyerWe report on the formation of tubular membrane protrusions from giant unilamellar vesicles in alternating electric fields. The construction of the exper … - Cell-substrate impedance fluctuations of single amoeboid cells encode cell-shape and adhesion dynamics

Author(s): Helmar Leonhardt, Matthias Gerhardt, Nadine Höppner, Kirsten Krüger, Marco Tarantola, and Carsten BetaWe show systematic electrical impedance measurements of single motile cells on microele … - Determination of linear viscoelastic properties of an entangled polymer melt by probe rheology simulations

Author(s): Mir Karim, Tsutomu Indei, Jay D. Schieber, and Rajesh KhareParticle rheology is used to extract the linear viscoelastic properties of an entangled polymer melt from molecular dynamics simul … - Gelation in mixtures of polymers and bidisperse colloids

Author(s): Rahul Pandey and Jacinta C. ConradWe investigated the effects of varying the volume fraction of large particles (r) on the linear rheology and microstructure of mixtures of polymers and bid … - Self-propulsion and interactions of catalytic particles in a chemically active medium

Author(s): Edward J. Banigan and John F. MarkoEnzymatic “machines,” such as catalytic rods or colloids, can self-propel and interact by generating gradients of their substrates. We theoretically inves … - Experimental realization of an incompressible Newtonian fluid in two dimensions

Author(s): Zhiyuan Qi, Cheol Soo Park, Matthew A. Glaser, Joseph E. Maclennan, and Noel A. ClarkThe Brownian diffusion of micron-scale inclusions in freely suspended smectic-A liquid crystal films a f … - Turning intractable counting into sampling: Computing the configurational entropy of three-dimensional jammed packings

Author(s): Stefano Martiniani, K. Julian Schrenk, Jacob D. Stevenson, David J. Wales, and Daan FrenkelWe present a numerical calculation of the total number of disordered jammed configurations Ω of N … - Head-on collisions of dense granular jets

Author(s): Jake EllowitzWe study head-on impacts of equal-speed but unequal-width incompressible jets in two dimensions with a focus on dense granular jets. We use discrete particle simulations to sho … - Mechanical impulse propagation in a three-dimensional packing of spheres confined at constant pressure

Author(s): Francisco Santibanez, Rene Zuñiga, and Francisco MeloMechanical impulse propagation in granular media depends strongly on the imposed confinement conditions. In this work, the propagation o … - Conical wave propagation and diffraction in two-dimensional hexagonally packed granular lattices

Author(s): C. Chong, P. G. Kevrekidis, M. J. Ablowitz, and Yi-Ping MaLinear and nonlinear mechanisms for conical wave propagation in two-dimensional lattices are explored in the realm of phononic crys … - Phase-field theory of multicomponent incompressible Cahn-Hilliard liquids

Author(s): Gyula I. Tóth, Mojdeh Zarifi, and Bjørn KvammeIn this paper, a generalization of the Cahn-Hilliard theory of binary liquids is presented for multicomponent incompressible liquid mixtures. F … - Steepest-entropy-ascent quantum thermodynamic modeling of the relaxation process of isolated chemically reactive systems using density of states and the concept of hypoequilibrium state

Author(s): Guanchen Li and Michael R. von SpakovskyThis paper presents a study of the nonequilibrium relaxation process of chemically reactive systems using steepest-entropy-ascent quantum thermodynam … - Fine structure of the entanglement entropy in the O(2) model

Author(s): Li-Ping Yang, Yuzhi Liu, Haiyuan Zou, Z. Y. Xie, and Y. MeuriceWe compare two calculations of the particle density in the superfluid phase of the O(2) model with a chemical potential μ in 1 … - Pattern density function for reconstruction of three-dimensional porous media from a single two-dimensional image

Author(s): Mingliang Gao, Qizhi Teng, Xiaohai He, Chen Zuo, and ZhengJi LiThree-dimensional (3D) structures are useful for studying the spatial structures and physical properties of porous media. A 3D … - Phase transition of the Ising model on a fractal lattice

Author(s): Jozef Genzor, Andrej Gendiar, and Tomotoshi NishinoThe phase transition of the Ising model is investigated on a planar lattice that has a fractal structure. On the lattice, the number of bo … - Efficiency at maximum power of a discrete feedback ratchet

Author(s): Javier Jarillo, Tomás Tangarife, and Francisco J. CaoEfficiency at maximum power is found to be of the same order for a feedback ratchet and for its open-loop counterpart. However, feedback … - Breather-to-soliton transitions, nonlinear wave interactions, and modulational instability in a higher-order generalized nonlinear Schrödinger equation

Author(s): Lei Wang, Jian-Hui Zhang, Zi-Qi Wang, Chong Liu, Min Li, Feng-Hua Qi, and Rui GuoWe study the nonlinear waves on constant backgrounds of the higher-order generalized nonlinear Schrödinger ( …