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Theory of Random Heterogeneous Materials

  • S. Torquato

Abstract

The theoretical prediction of the transport, electromagnetic, and mechanical properties of heterogeneous materials has a long and venerable history, attracting the attention of some of the luminaries of science, including Maxwell [1], Rayleigh [2], and Einstein [3]. Since the early work on the physical properties of heterogeneous materials, there has been an explosion in the literature on this subject [4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9] because of the rich and challenging fundamental problems it offers and its manifest technological importance.

Keywords

Percolation Threshold Hard Sphere Heterogeneous Material Effective Property Effective Conductivity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Torquato
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Chemistry, PRISM, and Program in Applied & Computational MathematicsPrinceton UniversityPrincetonUSA

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