Thermal ignition revisited with two-dimensional molecular dynamics: role of fluctuations in activated collisions

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Sirmas, Nick ; Radulescu, Matei I. (2016)
  • Subject: Physics - Chemical Physics | Physics - Computational Physics
    arxiv: Physics::Plasma Physics | Physics::Chemical Physics

The problem of thermal ignition in a homogeneous gas is revisited from a molecular dynamics perspective. A two-dimensional model is adopted, which assumes reactive disks of type A and B in a fixed area that react to form type C products if an activation threshold for im... View more
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