Thermodynamics of electrolytes on anisotropic lattices

Vladimir Kobelev, Anatoly B. Kolomeisky, Athanassios Z. Panagiotopoulos

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The restricted primitive model (RPM) on tetragonal lattices was studied using grand canonical Monte Carlo simulations and histogram reweighting technique. The correct lattice Coulomb potential was used and an Ewald-like summation was utilized to account for the long-range nature of electrostatic interactions. Tricritical parameters were determined to be increasing functions of anisotropy parameters which is consistent with theoretical calculations based on the Debye-Hu̇ckel approach. The results show the presence of a two-dimensional-like behavior at large anisotropies from which the dimensionless tricritical temperature and density for the two-dimensional square lattice electrolyte were estimated.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number066110
Pages (from-to)661101-661107
Number of pages7
JournalPhysical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics
Issue number6 2
StatePublished - Dec 2003

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Condensed Matter Physics


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