Quantification of order in the Lennard-Jones system

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Abstract

The structural order found in equilibrium and nonequilibrium states of the shifted-force Lennard-Jones system was investigated. As such, a number of accurate methods were used to determine the underlying phase behavior. Two forms of order, bond-orientational and translational, were then examined using simple metrics introduced recently. The results lead to a number of new insights intot he structure of simple systems interacting via spherically symmetric forces, such as colloidal particles and rare gases.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2256-2263
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Chemical Physics
Volume118
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1 2003

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

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

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