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The pursuit of loosest packing

Aste, Tomaso; Di Matteo, Tiziana; Delaney, Gary W.

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We combine X-ray Computed Tomography data from real experimental samples with Discrete Element Method simulations to investigate the limiting packing fraction for the loosest mechanically-stable disordered packing. We establish a possible lower bound at packing fraction ̃ 53%.

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Date published: 2009
Type: Conference paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/56087
Source: Proceedings of the 6th International Conference of Micromechanis of Granular Media
DOI: 10.1063/1.3179893

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