Inserted: 14 apr 2020
Last Updated: 15 apr 2020
In this paper we introduce a model for hard spheres interacting through attractive Riesz type potentials, and we study its thermodynamic limit. We show that the tail energy enforces optimal packing and round macroscopic shapes.
Keywords: Gamma-convergence, isoperimetric inequality, crystallization, Riesz kernels, Hard spheres, Optimal packing, Fractional perimeters