Document Type

Article

Date

5-3-2006

Embargo Period

10-20-2011

Keywords

condensed matter, soft condensed matter

Language

English

Disciplines

Physics

Description/Abstract

We present a generalized mode-coupling theory for a dense binary fluid mixture. The theory is used to calculate molecular-scale renormalizations to the stress-tensor autocorrelation function (STAF) and to the long-wavelength zero-frequency shear viscosity. As in the case of a dense simple fluid, we find that the STAF appears to decay as t−3/2 over an intermediate range of time. The coefficient of this long-time tail

is more than two orders of magnitude larger than that obtained from conventional mode-coupling theory. Our study focuses on the effect of compositional disorder on the decay of the STAF in a dense mixture.

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This manuscript comes from arXiv.org, to access additional knowledge see http://arxiv.org/abs/cond-mat/0509282

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