A lower bound on the partition function for a classical charge symmetric system

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Abstract

A lower bound is obtained for the grand canonical partition function (and hence for the pressure) of a charge symmetric system with positive definite interaction. For the Coulomb interaction the lower bound on the pressure is the Debye-Hückel approximation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)633-638
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Statistical Physics
Volume28
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 1982
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Debye-Hückel approximation
  • Grand canonical partition function
  • charge symmetric system
  • functional integration
  • sine-Gordon transformation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Mathematical Physics

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