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Title: Collective shuttling of attracting particles in asymmetric narrow channels
Authors: Pototsky, Andrey
Archer, Andrew J.
Bestehorn, M.
Merkt, D.
Savel'ev, Sergey
Marchesoni, Fabio
Issue Date: 2010
Publisher: © The American Physical Society
Citation: POTOTSKY, A. ... et al, 2010. Collective shuttling of attracting particles in asymmetric narrow channels. Physical Review E, 82 (3), 030401.
Abstract: The rectification of a single file of attracting particles subjected to a low frequency ac drive is proposed as a working mechanism for particle shuttling in an asymmetric narrow channel. Increasing the particle attraction results in the file condensing, as signaled by the dramatic enhancement of the net particle current. The magnitude and direction of the current become extremely sensitive to the actual size of the condensate, which can then be made to shuttle between two docking stations, transporting particles in one direction, with an efficiency much larger than conventional diffusive models predict.
Description: This article was published in the journal, Physical Review E [© The American Physical Society].
Sponsor: A.J.A. gratefully acknowledges support from RCUK. This work was partly supported by the HPC-Europa2 Transnational Access Programme.
Version: Published
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.82.030401
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/16010
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.82.030401
ISSN: 1539-3755
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