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Internal imaging of dense granular solids
We measured the random packing fraction of the Platonic solids, and imaged the packing with newly acquired x-ray CT machine. more.
Using a novel fluoroscent index matching technique, we show that the fluctuations in granular flows are remarkably similar to that observed in a dense liquids. more.
Friction of a slider on a granular layer: Nonmonotonic thickness dependence and effect of boundary conditions
Cohesive strength of wet grains We explain the increased stability of a wet granular pile with a new liquid bridge model. A copy of the Nature Physics paper can be downloaded here. See related News and Views, and Cover Story.
Dynamics of a bouncing dimer Particle shape is observed to have a strong impact on the dynamics of granular materials. more
Failure of a granular step more
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Last updated December 10, 2010