TITLE

Tracing the phase boundaries of hard spherocylinders

AUTHOR(S)
Bolhuis, Peter; Frenkel, Daan
PUB. DATE
January 1997
SOURCE
Journal of Chemical Physics;1/8/1997, Vol. 106 Issue 2, p666
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the mapping of the complete phase diagram of hard spherocylinders as a function of the shape anisotropy L/D. Use of special computational techniques to locate phase transitions; Phase boundaries of five different phases; Computation of the initial slope of the coexistence curve.
ACCESSION #
4163205

 

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