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Microscopic free energy functional for polarization fluctuations: Generalization of Marcus-felderhof expression

Chandra, Amalendu and Bagchi, Biman (1991) Microscopic free energy functional for polarization fluctuations: Generalization of Marcus-felderhof expression. In: The Journal of Chemical Physics, 94 (3). pp. 2258-2261.

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Abstract

A microscopic expression for the free energy functional for polarization fluctuations in a dipolar liquid in the presence of an external field is derived from the first principles by using the density functional theory. The microscopic expression is shown to reduce to the well known free energy expressions of Marcus and Felderhof in the appropriate limits. The microscopic free energy functional can be especially useful to describe those dynamical processes when intermolecular correlations are important.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to American Institute of Physics.
Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Solid State & Structural Chemistry Unit
Date Deposited: 06 Sep 2006
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 04:31
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/8441

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