# Difference between revisions of "A comparison of jamming behavior in systems composed of dimer- and ellipse-shaped particles"

Carl F. Schreck, Ning Xu and Corey S. O'Hern

Soft Matter 6 (2010) 2960-2969

wiki entry by Emily Russell, Fall 2010

The article can be found here.

Fig. 1 Definition of the aspect ratio $\alpha$ = a/b (ratio of the major to minor axes) for (a) ellipses and (b) dimers.
Fig. 1 Ensemble averaged contact number zJ at jamming as a function of aspect ratio $\alpha$ for dimers (squares) and ellipses (circles) for N = 480 particles.