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Title: Static and dynamic structure of liquid metals: Role of the different parts of the interaction potential
Author: Canales Gabriel, Manel
Padró i Cárdenas, Joan Àngel
Keywords: Metalls líquids
Estructura cristal·lina (Sòlids)
Layer structure (Solids)
Liquid metals
Issue Date: 1997
Publisher: The American Physical Society
Abstract: The influence of different parts of the interaction potential on the microscopic behavior of simple liquid metals is investigated by molecular dynamics simulation. The role of the soft-core repulsive, short-range attractive, and long-range oscillatory forces on the properties of liquid lithium close to the triple point is analyzed by comparing the results from simulations of identical systems but truncating the potential at different distances. Special attention is paid to dynamic collective properties such as the dynamic structure factors, transverse current correlation functions, and transport coefficients. It is observed that, in general, the effects of the short-range attractive forces are important. On the contrary, the influence of the oscillatory long-range interactions is considerably less, being the most pronounced for the dynamic structure factor at long wavelengths. The results of this work suggest that the influence of the attractive forces becomes less significant when temperature and density increase.
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It is part of: Physical Review e, 1997, vol. 56, núm. 2, p. 1759-1764
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ISSN: 1063-651X
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