A broader view on jamming: from spring networks to circle packings
SOFT MATTER, pp. 3076-3084, 2019.
Jamming occurs when objects like grains are packed tightly together (e.g. grain silos). It is highly cooperative and can lead to phenomena like earthquakes, traffic jams, etc. In this paper we point out the paramount importance of the underlying contact network for jammed systems; the network must have one contact in excess of isostaticit...More
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