TITLE

Comparison of modern theories of vapor condensation

AUTHOR(S)
Gra´na´sy, L.
PUB. DATE
August 2000
SOURCE
AIP Conference Proceedings;2000, Vol. 534 Issue 1, p209
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Recent theories of homogeneous vapor condensation (density functional theory, self-consistent classical theory, phenomenological diffuse interface theory, and the scaling theory by McGraw, Laaksonen, and Talanquer) are compared with experiments on non-polar, weakly polar, and metallic liquids. In accord with a theoretical analysis, remarkable agreement between predictions of the density functional theory and the diffuse interface theory is observed.
ACCESSION #
5669794

 

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