Statistical description of microstructures

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An analysis of quantification of statistical correlation functions that are fundamental to determining the material properties was studied. This analysis applies to various classes of materials, including random heterogeneous materials, amorphous many-body systems with spherically symmetric potentials, and materials with directional bonding. The results showed that such analysis places the equilibrium and nonequilibrium states of molecular states of molecular systems in order-metric space.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)77-111
Number of pages35
JournalAnnual Review of Materials Science
StatePublished - 2002

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Materials Science


  • Amorphous materials
  • Heterogeneous materials
  • Microstructure
  • Order metrics
  • Statistical correlation functions
  • Topology


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