The thermodynamic limit for jellium

Elliott H. Lieb, Heide Narnhofer

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The thermodynamic limit of the free energy, energy, pressure, and entropy is established for a neutral system of charged particles interacting with a fixed, uniformly charged background (jellium).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Stability of Matter
Subtitle of host publicationFrom Atoms to Stars: Fourth Edition
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Number of pages21
ISBN (Print)3540420835, 9783540222125
StatePublished - 2005

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Physics and Astronomy


  • Charged particles
  • Equilibrium statistical mechanics
  • Free energy density
  • Jellium
  • Neutral system
  • Quantum mechanics
  • Thermodynamic limit
  • Uniform background


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