Examining the mechanical equilibrium of microscopic stresses in molecular simulations

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Torres Sánchez, Alejandro; Vanegas, Juan Manuel; Arroyo Balaguer, Marino;
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.114.258102
  • Subject: :92 Biology and other natural sciences::92C Physiological, cellular and medical topics [Classificació AMS] | STRENGTH | EFFICIENT | DECOMPOSITION | PRESSURE | TENSOR | STATISTICAL-MECHANICS | GRAPHENE | Biomathematics | :Matemàtiques i estadística::Matemàtica aplicada a les ciències [Àrees temàtiques de la UPC] | Biologia -- Models matemàtics | BILAYERS | DYNAMICS SIMULATIONS | FLUIDS

The microscopic stress field provides a unique connection between atomistic simulations and mechanics at the nanoscale. However, its definition remains ambiguous. Rather than a mere theoretical preoccupation, we show that this fact acutely manifests itself in local stre... View more
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