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Title: Dynamics of Structural Rearrangement in Dusty Plasma Liquids

Abstract

Dusty plasma liquid with micro-meter sized fine particles charged and suspended in a low pressure discharge has sub-mm inter-particle spacing for directly monitoring the dynamical behavior of micro-structure and motion. In this paper, we briefly review the generic behavior of structural rearrangement in our dusty plasma liquid experiment. The micro-liquid can be treated as a strongly coupled nonlinear network under stochastic thermal agitation. The cooperative stick-slip hopping is the basic process for structural rearrangement. Under the external persistent shear stress or the topological confinement from boundary, the information are cascaded and eventually randomized in the network through many body interaction and thermal kicks. Structural rearrangement occurs in the form of avalanche type clusters involving a small number of sites.

Authors:
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  1. Department of Physics, National Central University, Chung-Li, Taiwan (China)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
20726729
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: AIP Conference Proceedings; Journal Volume: 799; Journal Issue: 1; Conference: 4. international conference on the physics of dusty plasmas, Orleans (France), 13-17 Jun 2005; Other Information: DOI: 10.1063/1.2134568; (c) 2005 American Institute of Physics; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
70 PLASMA PHYSICS AND FUSION TECHNOLOGY; BROWNIAN MOVEMENT; CONFINEMENT; LIQUIDS; MANY-BODY PROBLEM; MICROSTRUCTURE; NONLINEAR PROBLEMS; PARTICLE SIZE; PARTICLES; PLASMA; REVIEWS; SHEAR; STRESSES; TOPOLOGY

Citation Formats

Huang Yushuan, Chan Chialing, Woon Weiyen, and I Lin. Dynamics of Structural Rearrangement in Dusty Plasma Liquids. United States: N. p., 2005. Web. doi:10.1063/1.2134568.
Huang Yushuan, Chan Chialing, Woon Weiyen, & I Lin. Dynamics of Structural Rearrangement in Dusty Plasma Liquids. United States. doi:10.1063/1.2134568.
Huang Yushuan, Chan Chialing, Woon Weiyen, and I Lin. Mon . "Dynamics of Structural Rearrangement in Dusty Plasma Liquids". United States. doi:10.1063/1.2134568.
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abstractNote = {Dusty plasma liquid with micro-meter sized fine particles charged and suspended in a low pressure discharge has sub-mm inter-particle spacing for directly monitoring the dynamical behavior of micro-structure and motion. In this paper, we briefly review the generic behavior of structural rearrangement in our dusty plasma liquid experiment. The micro-liquid can be treated as a strongly coupled nonlinear network under stochastic thermal agitation. The cooperative stick-slip hopping is the basic process for structural rearrangement. Under the external persistent shear stress or the topological confinement from boundary, the information are cascaded and eventually randomized in the network through many body interaction and thermal kicks. Structural rearrangement occurs in the form of avalanche type clusters involving a small number of sites.},
doi = {10.1063/1.2134568},
journal = {AIP Conference Proceedings},
number = 1,
volume = 799,
place = {United States},
year = {Mon Oct 31 00:00:00 EST 2005},
month = {Mon Oct 31 00:00:00 EST 2005}
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