TITLE

Critique of molecular theories of nucleation

AUTHOR(S)
Reiss, Howard
PUB. DATE
August 2000
SOURCE
AIP Conference Proceedings;2000, Vol. 534 Issue 1, p181
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Recent developments of molecular theories of nucleation, involving both analysis and simulation are considered. Subtle issues that arise in connection with these theories are analyzed and discussed with an emphasis on exactness. The focus is on three topics. These are (i) mapping of fluctuations simulated in a small cell onto the macrosystem, (ii) kinetics and dynamics of the nucleation rate, and (iii) the "nucleation theorem".
ACCESSION #
5669799

 

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