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Title: Dissipative collapse of the adiabatic piston
Authors: Brito, R
Renne, MJ
VAN DEN BROECK, Christian
Issue Date: 2005
Publisher: E D P SCIENCES
Citation: EUROPHYSICS LETTERS, 70(1). p. 29-35
Abstract: An adiabatic piston, separating two granular gases prepared in the same macroscopic state, is found to eventually collapse to one of the sides. This new instability is explained by a simple macroscopic theory which is furthermore in qualitative agreement with hard-disk molecular dynamics.
Notes: Univ Utrecht, Inst Theoret Phys, NL-3508 TD Utrecht, Netherlands. Limburgs Univ Ctr, B-3590 Diepenbeek, Belgium. Univ Complutense, Dept Fis Aplicada 1, E-28040 Madrid, Spain. Univ Complutense, GISC, E-28040 Madrid, Spain. Univ Utrecht, Dept Phys & Astron, NL-3508 TC Utrecht, Netherlands.Brito, R, Univ Utrecht, Inst Theoret Phys, NL-3508 TD Utrecht, Netherlands.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1942/2177
DOI: 10.1209/epl/i2004-10470-4
ISI #: 000228627400005
ISSN: 0295-5075
Category: A1
Type: Journal Contribution
Validation: ecoom, 2006
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