Viscoelastic depinning of driven systems: mean-field plastic scallops

M Cristina Marchetti, Arthur Alan Middleton, Thomas Prellberg

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A coarse-grained model of plastic flow that allows for slip of coherently pinned domains was established. The resulting model was solved analytically in the mean field for the case of Maxwellian kernel.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1104-1107
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Issue number5
StatePublished - Jul 31 2000


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