Computer simulation of liquids and liquid crystals

David Cheung

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Abstract

Monte Carlo simulations of a variety of hard-particle liquids and liquid mixtures have been conducted in the isotropic liquid region of the phase diagram. The position- and orientation-dependent pairwise structure is computed and the results are compared with integral equation theories, allowing us to examine the closure relations, and evaluate their accuracy, in a direct fashion. The equation of state and stability properties of these phases relative to the nematic liquid crystal phase, are also discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)61-65
Number of pages5
JournalComputer Physics Communications
Volume179
Issue number1-3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2008

Keywords

  • computer simulation
  • liquid crystals
  • liquids

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