Direct correlations of the capillary wave model and construction of the free energy density functional for the liquid-vapor interface system

Jerome Percus, M. Q. Zhang

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We use the capillary wave model of a liquid-vapor interface as a working example to show how to construct the free energy density functional from studies of the direct correlation functions of a reference system, and vise versa.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3795-3799
Number of pages5
JournalThe Journal of chemical physics
Volume90
Issue number7
StatePublished - 1989

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liquid-vapor interfaces
capillary waves
reference systems
Free energy
flux density
free energy
Vapors
Liquids

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Direct correlations of the capillary wave model and construction of the free energy density functional for the liquid-vapor interface system. / Percus, Jerome; Zhang, M. Q.

In: The Journal of chemical physics, Vol. 90, No. 7, 1989, p. 3795-3799.

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