TITLE

The isotropic--nematic transition for the hard Gaussian overlap fluid: Testing the decoupling

AUTHOR(S)
Padilla, P.; Velasco, E.
PUB. DATE
June 1997
SOURCE
Journal of Chemical Physics;6/22/1997, Vol. 106 Issue 24, p10299
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Studies the isotropic-nematic phase transition in a fluid of moderately long molecules interacting via a hard Gaussian overlap potential using the decoupling approximation and computer simulation. Theoretical description of the nematic and isotropic phases; Standard decoupling approximation; Choice of reference isotropic fluid.
ACCESSION #
4228074

 

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