Impurity solvation in a liquid

Riina Tehver, Milton W. Cole, Amos Maritan, Joel Koplik, Jayanth R. Banavar

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A set of model calculations is presented concerning the problem of impurity solvation. The methods include lattice gas, evaluated exactly as well as in the mean-field approximation, and molecular-dynamics simulation. Our results are in quantitative accord with simple energy balance arguments, but a solvation parameter suggested by Ancilotto, Lerner and Cole [J. Low Temp. Phys. 101, 1123 (1995)] is found to be nonuniversal.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2104-2110
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Chemical Physics
Issue number5
StatePublished - Feb 1 1998

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Physics and Astronomy
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry


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