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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 Ref. 2.

## References

- 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) - Yaakov Rosenfeld "Free energy model for inhomogeneous fluid mixtures: Yukawa-charged hard spheres, general interactions, and plasmas", Journal of Chemical Physics
**98**pp. 8126-8148 (1993) - 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)