TITLE

A new phenomenological approach to gas--liquid nucleation based on the scaling properties of the

AUTHOR(S)
Talanquer, V.
PUB. DATE
June 1997
SOURCE
Journal of Chemical Physics;6/15/1997, Vol. 106 Issue 23, p9957
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Analyzes the scaling properties of the critical nucleation between gases and liquids using the phenomenological theory. Context of density functional results for simple Lennard-Jones systems; Introduction of the theory with no adjustable parameters to test the validity of scaling relations in describing nucleation behavior.
ACCESSION #
4278703

 

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