Publication:
Freezing of adhesive hard-spheres

Loading...
Thumbnail Image
Full text at PDC
Publication Date
1993-11
Advisors (or tutors)
Editors
Journal Title
Journal ISSN
Volume Title
Publisher
American Physical Society
Citations
Google Scholar
Research Projects
Organizational Units
Journal Issue
Abstract
A theoretical study of the freezing of adhesive hard spheres within the generalized-effective-liquid approximation has been performed. The liquid-solid phase diagram exhibits most of the trends observed for simple liquids. There is, however, no triple point because the solid phase becomes mechanically unstable iii the region where the liquid-solid transition crosses the percolation transition. A useful closed-form expression for the free energy of the fluid phases is also given.
Description
© 1993 The American Physical Society. C. F. Tejero wishes to acknowledge the support of the Dirección General de Investigación Científica y Técnica (DGICYT, Spain) (PB91-0378). M. Baus acknowledges the financial support of the Fonds National de La Recherche Scientifique and also of the Association Euratom-Etat Belge.
UCM subjects
Unesco subjects
Keywords
Citation
[1] For recent reviews, see, e.g., Y. Singh, Phys. Rep. 207, 351 (1991); M. Baus, J. Phys. Condens. Matter 2, 2111 (1990); A. D. J. Haymet, Ann. Rev. Phys. Chem. 38, 89 (1987). [2] A. Kyrlidis and R. A. Brown, Phys. Rev. A 45, 5654 (1992); J. F. Lutsko and M. Baus, ibid. 41, 6647 (1990), and references therein. [3] A. Kyrlidis and R. A. Brown, Phys. Rev. E 47, 427 (1993); C. F. Tejero, J. F. Lutsko, J. L. Colot, and M. Baus, Phys. Rev. A 46, 3373 (1992), and references therein. [4] J. P. Hansen and I. R. McDonald, Theory of Simple liquids (Academic, London, 1986). [5] R. J. Baxter, J. Chem. Phys. 49, 2270 (1968); Aust. J. Phys. 21, 563 (1968); in Physical Chemistry-An Advanced Treatise, edited by D. Henderson (Academic, New York, 1971), Vol. 8A; R. O. Watts, D. Henderson, and R. J. Baxter, Adv. Chem. Phys. 21, 421 (1971). [6] B. Barboy, J. Chem. Phys. 61, 3194 (1974). [7] M. C. Grant and W. B. Russel, Phys. Rev. E 47, 2606 (1993), and references therein. [8] N. A. Seaton and E. D. Glandt, J. Chem. Phys. 87, 1785 (1987); W. G. T. Kranendonk and D. Frenkel, Mol. Phys. 64, 403 (1988). [9] S. J. Smithline and A. D. J. Haymet, J. Chem. Phys 83, 4103 (1985). [10] C. Cerjan and B. Bagchi, Phys. Rev. A 31, 1647 (1985). [11] C. F. Tejero and J. A. Cuesta, Phys. Rev. E 47, 490 (1993). [12] H. Xu and M. Baus, J. Phys. Condens. Matter 4, L663 (1992). [13] Y. C. Chiew and E. D. Glandt, J. Phys. A 16, 2599 (1983).
Collections