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Structure and dynamics of two-dimensional colloidal hard spheres

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The structural and dynamic behaviour of quasi-two-dimensional monodisperse and bidisperse colloidal hard spheres are studied by optical microscopy. Firstly, a full characterisation of the equilibrium structure is presented through a consideration of structural correlation functions and number fluctuations. Comparison to fundamental measure theory and Monte Carlo simulations confirms both the behaviour of the system as a model for hard disks and the equation of state. The differing str...

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MPLS
Department:
Chemistry
Sub department:
Physical & Theoretical Chem
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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2016-03-24

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