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Energy of Formation for Small Molecular Clusters: (H2O)n

  • C. K. Lutrus
  • S. H. Suck Salk

Abstract

As is well known, there exists a great discrepency between the classical capillarity approximation and statistical mechanical treatment in defining the energy of formation of clusters. The objective of the present paper is to evaluate the energy of formation of small molecular clusters, namely (H2O)n, based on the statistical mechanical treatment.

Keywords

Partition Function Stabilization Energy Entropy Effect Total Binding Energy Partial Partition 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. K. Lutrus
    • 1
  • S. H. Suck Salk
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Physics and Graduate Center for Cloud Physics ResearchUniversity of Missouri-RollaRollaUSA

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