Statistical physics ""Beyond equilibrium

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The scientific challenges of the 21st century will increasingly involve competing interactions, geometric frustration, spatial and temporal intrinsic inhomogeneity, nanoscale structures, and interactions spanning many scales. We will focus on a broad class of emerging problems that will require new tools in non-equilibrium statistical physics and that will find application in new material functionality, in predicting complex spatial dynamics, and in understanding novel states of matter. Our work will encompass materials under extreme conditions involving elastic/plastic deformation, competing interactions, intrinsic inhomogeneity, frustration in condensed matter systems, scaling phenomena in disordered materials from glasses to granular matter, quantum chemistry applied to ... continued below

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Ecke, Robert E January 1, 2009.

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The scientific challenges of the 21st century will increasingly involve competing interactions, geometric frustration, spatial and temporal intrinsic inhomogeneity, nanoscale structures, and interactions spanning many scales. We will focus on a broad class of emerging problems that will require new tools in non-equilibrium statistical physics and that will find application in new material functionality, in predicting complex spatial dynamics, and in understanding novel states of matter. Our work will encompass materials under extreme conditions involving elastic/plastic deformation, competing interactions, intrinsic inhomogeneity, frustration in condensed matter systems, scaling phenomena in disordered materials from glasses to granular matter, quantum chemistry applied to nano-scale materials, soft-matter materials, and spatio-temporal properties of both ordinary and complex fluids.

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  • CNLS External Advisory Committee Review ; February 13, 2009 ; Los Alamos, NM

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  • Report No.: LA-UR-09-00914
  • Report No.: LA-UR-09-914
  • Grant Number: AC52-06NA25396
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 956423
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc928937

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Ecke, Robert E. Statistical physics ""Beyond equilibrium, article, January 1, 2009; [New Mexico]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc928937/: accessed December 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.