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# Bridge function

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The **bridge functions** are infinite series of irreducible diagrams :

and

where is the density of the fluid.

## Universality of the Bridge functional

For Rosenfeld's principle of the universality of the bridge functional see ^{[1]}.

## References

- Related reading

- Jean-Marc Bomont and Jean-Louis Bretonnet "Approximative “one particle” bridge function B(1)(r) for the theory of simple fluids", Journal of Chemical Physics
**126**214504 (2007) - Sang Kyu Kwak and David A. Kofke "Evaluation of bridge-function diagrams via Mayer-sampling Monte Carlo simulation", Journal of Chemical Physics
**122**104508 (2005) - Stefan M. Kast and Daniel Tomazic "An exact bound on the bridge function in integral equation theories", Journal of Chemical Physics
**137**174502 (2012)