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- A boot-strap Poisson-Boltzmann theory for the structure and thermodynamics of charged colloidal solutions
- Petris, Simon N.; Chan, Derek Y. C.; Linse, Per
- The structural properties and thermodynamics of one- and two-component solutions of charged colloidal particles with explicit counterions have been investigated by Monte Carlo simulation. A boot-strap Poisson-Boltzmann (BSPB) theory has been developed to interpret these results and the accuracy of its predictions is compared with other existing theories. The BSPB was also used to predict the gas-liquid binodal and spinodal curves for a one-component system with colloid charge to counterion-charge ratio Zr = 10.
- Publication type
- Journal article
- Journal of Chemical Physics, Vol. 118, no. 11 (Mar 2003), pp. 5248-5259
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- FOR Code(s)
- 02 Physical Sciences; 03 Chemical Sciences; 09 Engineering
- Charged colloidal particles; Monte Carlo simulations; Poisson-Boltzmann theory; Structural properties; Thermodynamics
- American Institute of Physics
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- Copyright © 2003 American Institute of Physics. Published version reproduced here with the kind permission of the publisher.
- Additional information
- The authors acknowledge support from the Australian Research Council, the Particulate Fluids Processing Center at the University of Melbourne and a travel grant from the K & A Wallenbergs foundation.
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