Undercooled state of liquid rubidium

R. N. Singh, R. P. Jaju

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Abstract

A first principle theoretical scheme which is based on pseudopotential perturbation theory, the thermodynamics of hard sphere systems and the variational method based on Gibbs-Bogoliaubov inequality is used to investigate the specific heat of liquid Rb in the undercooled region (T< Tm). Cl p is found to increase with decreasing T and exhibits a maxima in the vicinity of 60 K. The anomalies in Cl p in the undercooled region are discussed in terms of structure and volume dependent contributions of energies and entropies.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)67-74
Number of pages8
JournalPhysics and Chemistry of Liquids
Volume36
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1998

Keywords

  • Liquid metal Rb
  • Specific heat

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Materials Chemistry

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