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Crystallization in an ionic system with strong intermediate-ranged order and a reduction in dimensionality: A computer simulation study

Abstract:
The crystallization of liquid ZnCl2 is investigated using a polarizable-ion potential model. The formation of a system-wide layered structure is observed. The onset of the nucleation event is identified in the system energetics, pressure and structure factor corresponding to the formation of the layers. Voronoi analysis is used to highlight the growth of the nanocrystallite through the void structure. The nucleation event is understood in terms of classical nucleation theory and the liquid behaviour at higher temperature.
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10.1209/epl/i1999-00489-5

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Chemistry, Physical and Theoretical Chem
Role:
Author
Journal:
EUROPHYSICS LETTERS
Volume:
48
Issue:
4
Pages:
428-434
Publication date:
1999-11-05
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EISSN:
1286-4854
ISSN:
0295-5075
URN:
uuid:dd452e8e-b4ad-4131-82cd-54a89ac1815d
Source identifiers:
60153
Local pid:
pubs:60153
Language:
English

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