TITLE

Melting transition of two-dimensional colloidal crystal

AUTHOR(S)
Terao, Takamichi; Nakayama, Tsuneyoshi
PUB. DATE
June 2000
SOURCE
AIP Conference Proceedings;2000, Vol. 519 Issue 1, p235
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The melting transition of colloidal crystal at an air-water interface is investigated by Monte Carlo simulations. We study the pair-correlation function g(r) and the orientational correlation function g[sub B](r) on this system. We find the two-stage melting of the colloidal crystal, and the existence of the hexatic phase at intermediate concentration.
ACCESSION #
5665058

 

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