Kinetics of 2D constrained orbitally-shaken particles

Dhananjay Ipparthi, Tijmen A. G. Hageman, Nicolas Cambier, Metin Sitti, Marco Dorigo, Leon Abelmann, Massimo Mastrangeli

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    We present an experimental study of the kinetics of orbitally-shaken macroscopic particles confined to a two-dimensional bounded domain. Discounting the forcing action of the external periodic actuation, the particles show translational velocities and diffusivity consistent with a confined random walk model. Such experimental system may therefore represent a suitable macroscopic analog to investigate aspects of molecular dynamics and self-assembly.
    Original languageEnglish
    Publication statusPublished - 28 Sept 2017


    • cond-mat.soft


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