Nucleation in a slit pore

V. Talanquer, D. W. Oxtoby

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Abstract

Density functional theory was studied for the nucleation of the gas-liquid transition. The kinetics of nucleation showed that the critical nucleus can be attached to one of the planes. It can bridge the two planes too. It was observed that the microscopic capillarity approximation provides a qualitative picture. Simulations of phase transitions were used for comparisons.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2793-2801
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Chemical Physics
Volume114
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 8 2001

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

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