• Suresh K Sinha

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    • Quantum corrections to thermodynamics of polar hard sphere fluids

      Balram Rai Nagendra Prasad Suresh K Sinha

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      The quantum corrections to the thermodynamic properties of polar hard sphere fluids and fluid mixtures are estimated taking into account the influence of dipole and quadrupole moments. Expressions are given for the second virial coefficient, free energy and pressure and results are given for different values ofμ* andϑ*. The first order quantum correction arises due to the translational contribution only. The quantum effect increases with density,μ* andϑ*. Numerical results are also estimated for binary mixtures of (i) hard spheres and dipole hard spheres and (ii) hard spheres and quadrupole hard spheres. The ‘excess’ free energy for dipole hard sphere binary mixture is also reported. It is found that the ‘excess’ quantum effect depends on the concentration and the particle diameter ratio and increases with increase ofμ* andϑ*.

    • Semiclassical statistical mechanics ofv-dimensional fluid mixture of hardv-spheres

      Shree N Yadav Suresh K Sinha

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      The problem of calculating the equilibrium properties ofv-dimensional fluid mixture of hardv-spheres is studied. High temperature expansion for the density independent radial distribution function is derived for a hardv-sphere mixture. The ‘excess’ quantum corrections to the second virial coefficient and the excess free energy are also studied. Significant features are the large increase in ‘excess’ quantum correction with increasing dimensionality.

    • Perturbation theory of polar hard Gaussian overlap fluid mixtures

      Sudhir K Gokhul Suresh K Sinha

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      A perturbation theory of polar hard Gaussian overlap fluid mixture is discussed. Explicit analytic expressions for the second and third varial coefficients are given. Numerical results are estimated for the thermodynamic properties of quadrupolar hard Gaussian overlap fluid and fluid mixture. It is found that the excess free energy and internal energy depend on concentrationsc1,c2, molecular diameter ratioR, shape parameterK and the quadrupole momentsQ*1,Q*2.

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