A chain of interacting particles under strain
We investigate the behaviour of a chain of interacting Brownian particles with one end fixed and the other end moving away at slow speed [epsilon]>0, in the limit of small noise. The interaction between particles is through a pairwise potential U with finite range b>0. We consider both overdamped and underdamped dynamics.
Volume (Year): 121 (2011)
Issue (Month): 9 (September)
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- Allman, Michael & Betz, Volker, 2009. "Breaking the chain," Stochastic Processes and their Applications, Elsevier, vol. 119(8), pages 2645-2659, August.
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