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Title: Shear Viscosity and Shear Thinning in Two-Dimensional Yukawa Liquids

Abstract

A two-dimensional Yukawa liquid is studied using two different nonequilibrium molecular dynamics simulation methods. Shear viscosity values in the limit of small shear rates are reported for a wide range of Coulomb coupling parameter and screening lengths. At high shear rates it is demonstrated that this liquid exhibits shear thinning; i.e., the viscosity {eta} diminishes with increasing shear rate. It is expected that two-dimensional dusty plasmas will exhibit this effect.

Authors:
; ;  [1];  [2]
  1. Research Institute for Solid State Physics and Optics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, H-1525 Budapest, P.O. Box 49 (Hungary)
  2. Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242 (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
20775165
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Physical Review Letters; Journal Volume: 96; Journal Issue: 14; Other Information: DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.96.145003; (c) 2006 The American Physical Society; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; 37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; LIQUIDS; MOLECULAR DYNAMICS METHOD; PLASMA; PLASMA SIMULATION; SHEAR; TWO-DIMENSIONAL CALCULATIONS; VISCOSITY; YUKAWA POTENTIAL

Citation Formats

Donko, Z., Hartmann, P., Kutasi, K., and Goree, J. Shear Viscosity and Shear Thinning in Two-Dimensional Yukawa Liquids. United States: N. p., 2006. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.96.145003.
Donko, Z., Hartmann, P., Kutasi, K., & Goree, J. Shear Viscosity and Shear Thinning in Two-Dimensional Yukawa Liquids. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.96.145003.
Donko, Z., Hartmann, P., Kutasi, K., and Goree, J. Fri . "Shear Viscosity and Shear Thinning in Two-Dimensional Yukawa Liquids". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.96.145003.
@article{osti_20775165,
title = {Shear Viscosity and Shear Thinning in Two-Dimensional Yukawa Liquids},
author = {Donko, Z. and Hartmann, P. and Kutasi, K. and Goree, J.},
abstractNote = {A two-dimensional Yukawa liquid is studied using two different nonequilibrium molecular dynamics simulation methods. Shear viscosity values in the limit of small shear rates are reported for a wide range of Coulomb coupling parameter and screening lengths. At high shear rates it is demonstrated that this liquid exhibits shear thinning; i.e., the viscosity {eta} diminishes with increasing shear rate. It is expected that two-dimensional dusty plasmas will exhibit this effect.},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevLett.96.145003},
journal = {Physical Review Letters},
number = 14,
volume = 96,
place = {United States},
year = {Fri Apr 14 00:00:00 EDT 2006},
month = {Fri Apr 14 00:00:00 EDT 2006}
}