Debye-Hückel theory for charge symmetric Coulomb systems

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Abstract

It is proven that the pressure, density and correlation functions of a classical charge symmetric Coulomb system are asymptotic as the plasma parameter ε tends to zero to the approximations predicted by the Debye-Hückel theory. These approximations consist of the ideal gas term plus a term of one lower order in ε. The sine-Gordon transformation and some new correlation inequalities for the associated functional integrals are used.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)269-294
Number of pages26
JournalCommunications in Mathematical Physics
Volume92
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 1983
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Mathematical Physics

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