Publication
Title
Influence of the lattice symmetry on melting of the bilayer Wigner crystal
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Abstract
The melting transition of the five different lattices of a bilayer crystal is studied using the Monte-Carlo (MC) technique. We found the surprising result that the square lattice has a substantial larger melting temperature as compared to the other lattice structures, which is a consequence of the specific topology of the temperature induced defects. A new melting criterion is formulated which we show to be universal for bilayers as well as for single layer crystals.
Language
English
Source (journal)
Journal de physique: 4. - Les Ulis, 1991 - 2006
Source (book)
International Conference on Strongly Coupled Coulomb Systems, SEP 04-10, 1999, ST MALO, FRANCE
Publication
Les Ulis : 2000
ISSN
1155-4339
Volume/pages
10:P5(2000), p. 117-120
ISI
000087026300016
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UAntwerpen
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Affiliation
Publications with a UAntwerp address
External links
Web of Science
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Last edited 23.09.2017
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