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Title: Fusion of the extended modified liquid drop model for nucleation and dynamical nucleation theory
Author: Reguera, D. (David)
Reiss, H.
Keywords: Química física
Physical chemistry and chemical physics
Issue Date: 2004
Publisher: American Physical Society
Abstract: We present a new phenomenological approach to nucleation, based on the combination of the extended modified liquid drop model and dynamical nucleation theory. The new model proposes a new cluster definition, which properly includes the effect of fluctuations, and it is consistent both thermodynamically and kinetically. The model is able to predict successfully the free energy of formation of the critical nucleus, using only macroscopic thermodynamic properties. It also accounts for the spinodal and provides excellent agreement with the result of recent simulations.
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It is part of: Physical Review Letters, 2004, vol. 93, núm. 16, p. 165701-1-165701-4
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ISSN: 0031-9007
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