Quantum effects on the surface tension of simple fluids

Frisch, H. L.; Nielaba, P.
October 1996
Journal of Chemical Physics;10/22/1996, Vol. 105 Issue 16, p7238
Academic Journal
Quantum corrections to the surface tension of fluids such as H2 and He, which can be approximated as hard spheres, are found from the scaled particle theory. In this theory the surface tension depends on the effective pressure which is larger due to the quantum diffraction effect.


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