Vollath, D. and Fischer, F. D. (2009) Structural fluctuations in ensembles of nanoparticles. Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 11 (3). pp. 647-654.
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Caused by the interaction between the particles, structural fluctuations influence thermodynamics and order of transformation of an ensemble of nanoparticles. A stringed thermodynamic analysis revealed that, in fluctuating ensembles, the ratio of particle numbers in the equilibrium over the one in the non-equilibrium phase is independent of any metastable in between. Structural transformations in such ensembles, connected to latent heat, are of infinite order. These findings are summarized in a set of theorems ruling structural fluctuations. Finally, the consequences of fluctuations are demonstrated by an example.
|Deposited By:||Prof. Alexey Ivanov|
|Deposited On:||16 Mar 2009 09:43|
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