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Title: Rational design of stealthy hyperuniform two-phase media with tunable order

Abstract

Disordered stealthy hyperuniform materials are exotic amorphous states of matter that have attracted recent attention because of their novel structural characteristics (hidden order at large length scales) and physical properties, including desirable photonic and transport properties. It is therefore useful to devise algorithms that enable one to design a wide class of such amorphous configurations at will. In this paper, we present several algorithms enabling the systematic identification and generation of discrete (digitized) stealthy hyperuniform patterns with a tunable degree of order, paving the way towards the rational design of disordered materials endowed with novel thermodynamic and physical properties. To quantify the degree of order or disorder of the stealthy systems, we utilize the discrete version of the τ order metric, which accounts for the underlying spatial correlations that exist across all relevant length scales in a given digitized two-phase (or, equivalently, a two-spin state) system of interest. Our results impinge on a myriad of fields, ranging from physics, materials science and engineering, visual perception, and information theory to modern data science.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [2];  [3]
  1. Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY (United States). Baker Lab., Dept. of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
  2. Princeton Univ., NJ (United States). Dept. of Chemistry
  3. Princeton Univ., NJ (United States). Dept. of Chemistry, Dept. of Physics, Princeton Inst. for the Science and Technology of Materials, and Program in Applied and Computational Mathematics
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States). National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
OSTI Identifier:
1544317
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-06CH11357; AC02-05CH11231
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Physical Review E
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 97; Journal Issue: 2; Journal ID: ISSN 2470-0045
Publisher:
American Physical Society (APS)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

DiStasio, Robert A., Zhang, Ge, Stillinger, Frank H., and Torquato, Salvatore. Rational design of stealthy hyperuniform two-phase media with tunable order. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.97.023311.
DiStasio, Robert A., Zhang, Ge, Stillinger, Frank H., & Torquato, Salvatore. Rational design of stealthy hyperuniform two-phase media with tunable order. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.97.023311.
DiStasio, Robert A., Zhang, Ge, Stillinger, Frank H., and Torquato, Salvatore. Thu . "Rational design of stealthy hyperuniform two-phase media with tunable order". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.97.023311.
@article{osti_1544317,
title = {Rational design of stealthy hyperuniform two-phase media with tunable order},
author = {DiStasio, Robert A. and Zhang, Ge and Stillinger, Frank H. and Torquato, Salvatore},
abstractNote = {Disordered stealthy hyperuniform materials are exotic amorphous states of matter that have attracted recent attention because of their novel structural characteristics (hidden order at large length scales) and physical properties, including desirable photonic and transport properties. It is therefore useful to devise algorithms that enable one to design a wide class of such amorphous configurations at will. In this paper, we present several algorithms enabling the systematic identification and generation of discrete (digitized) stealthy hyperuniform patterns with a tunable degree of order, paving the way towards the rational design of disordered materials endowed with novel thermodynamic and physical properties. To quantify the degree of order or disorder of the stealthy systems, we utilize the discrete version of the τ order metric, which accounts for the underlying spatial correlations that exist across all relevant length scales in a given digitized two-phase (or, equivalently, a two-spin state) system of interest. Our results impinge on a myriad of fields, ranging from physics, materials science and engineering, visual perception, and information theory to modern data science.},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevE.97.023311},
journal = {Physical Review E},
issn = {2470-0045},
number = 2,
volume = 97,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {2}
}

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