A statistical thermodynamic model is used to establish a link between the chemical order, topological order and the concentration fluctuations in the nearest neighbour shell of a binary mixture. The topological order related to density fluctuations is found to play the dominant role in the process of phase separation.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
- Condensed Matter Physics
- Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
- Materials Chemistry