• Thermodynamics and structure of simple dense fluids

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      Thermodynamics; perturbation theory; direct correlation function; Verlet-Weis method; radial distribution function; structure factor

    • Abstract

       

      The perturbation theory of Weeks, Chandler and Anderson (WCA) has been employed to calculate the free energy and compressibility factor of simple dense fluids characterised by a double Yukawa potential. The structure factor has been calculated in the random phase approximation together with theWCA prescription for the division of the pair potential. The calculated values are in excellent agreement with experimental results.

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      S K Datta1

      1. Department of Physics, Jalpaiguri Government Engineering College, Jalpaiguri - 735 102, India
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