The effect of particle size polydispersity on freezing of hard spheres

Moriguchi, Ichirou
June 2000
AIP Conference Proceedings;2000, Vol. 519 Issue 1, p244
Academic Journal
A density functional theory of non-uniform fluid is applied to an investigation of the freezing of size polydisperse hard-sphere system. It was found that there is some critical standard deviation of the size distribution divided by the mean size above which no crystallization takes place for arbitrary density.


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