On large temporal local-structure-based scale in 2D Lennard-Jones liquid

R. Orlik*, A. C. Mituś, A. Z. Patashinski, M. Ratner

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In a two-dimensional (2D) equilibrium Lennard-Jones (LJ) liquid, coarse-grained time-averaged spatial distribution of local solid-like structures is studied in order to estimate the hypothetical local-structure-based long time scale. Standard NVE molecular dynamics simulation method is used. Time-averaged distributions indicate a structural slow mode with a characteristic time-scale at least two orders of magnitude larger than the local oscillation period.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1727-1735
Number of pages9
JournalActa Physica Polonica B
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 1 2005
EventXVII Marian Smoluchowski Symposium on Statistical Physics - Zakopane, Poland
Duration: Sep 4 2004Sep 9 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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