SKM 2023 – wissenschaftliches Programm
DY 38.10: Vortrag
Donnerstag, 30. März 2023, 12:15–12:30, ZEU 160
Binary Mixture of Deforming Particles — •Yiwei Zhang, Alessandro Manacorda, and Etienne Fodor — DPhyMS, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Phase separation occurs in miscible liquids where components have distinct properties. In reactors, components undergo stochastic change in their properties which affect the liquid composition. While phase separation and reaction-diffusion have already been studied extensively as separate ingredients, how they combine in non-ideal reactors remains poorly understood. To bridge this gap, we consider repulsive particles with fluctuating size subject to one-body landscape and nonequilibrium synchronisation. The landscape features minima which, regarding size as reaction coordinate, distinguish three states: Particles with finite size, either A- or B-type, and point particles. In this context, synchronisation penalizes A particles in B-rich phases, and vice versa, so that the system eventually accommodates a uniform state. We report the phase diagram depending on the stability of each state and the corresponding particle sizes. Combining hydrodynamic and phenomenological arguments, we recapitulate how metastability regulates the interplay between synchronisation and repulsion. Our results reveal the role of nonequilibrium kinetic factors at play in non-ideal reaction-diffusion systems.