Melting and evaporation of argon clusters

Rytkonen, A.; Valkealahti, S.
February 1997
Journal of Chemical Physics;2/1/1997, Vol. 106 Issue 5, p1888
Academic Journal
Studies the melting and evaporation of free icosahedral argon clusters containing 13 to 1415 atoms, using molecular dynamics simulation with a Nose-Hoover thermostat. Behavior of argon clusters of varying sizes; Temperatures at which melting was observed; Canonical molecular dynamics results for the coexistence regions; Temperatures at which the first evaporation occurred.


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