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Hexatic smectic phase with algebraically decaying bond-orientational order
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2018 (English)In: Physical review. E, ISSN 2470-0045, E-ISSN 2470-0053, Vol. 97, no 5, article id 052702Article in journal (Refereed) Published
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The hexatic phase predicted by the theories of two-dimensional melting is characterized by the power-law decay of the orientational correlations, whereas the in-layer bond orientational order in all the hexatic smectic phases observed so far was found to be long range. We report a hexatic smectic phase where the in-layer bond orientational correlations decay algebraically, in quantitative agreement with the hexatic ordering predicted by the theory for two dimensions. The phase was formed in a molecular dynamics simulation of a one-component system of particles interacting via a spherically symmetric potential. The present results thus demonstrate that the theoretically predicted two-dimensional hexatic order can exist in a three-dimensional system.

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American Physical Society, 2018. Vol. 97, no 5, article id 052702
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URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-229192DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.97.052702Scopus ID: 2-s2.0-85047011384OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-229192DiVA, id: diva2:1212109
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Available from: 2018-06-01 Created: 2018-06-01 Last updated: 2018-06-01Bibliographically approved

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