NFE Theory of Density of Expanded Liquid Sodium

S. M. Osman, W. H. Young

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Abstract

NFE theory is used to fit the entropy and density of liquid Na along the liquid-vapour coexistence line below 1200 K. For this purpose, an empty core pseudopotential is assumed and a constant core radius chosen which accounts for the entropy. Also, the zeroth Fourier component is given a volume dependence which leads to the observed density variation. The description is then extrapolated beyond 1200 K; it continues to account for the density up to within 200 K of Tc, corresponding to a specific volume of about O. 55 of the critical value.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)213-218
Number of pages6
JournalZeitschrift fur Physikalische Chemie
Volume156
Issue numberPart_1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1988

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  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

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