# Hard ellipse model

The **hard ellipse model** is a two dimensional version of the hard ellipsoid model.

## References[edit]

- Related reading

- Jacques Vieillard-Baron "Phase Transitions of the Classical Hard-Ellipse System", Journal of Chemical Physics
**56**pp. 4729- (1972) - J. A. Cuesta, C. F. Tejero, and M. Baus "Isotropic-nematic transition of hard ellipses", Physical Review A
**39**pp. 6498–6506 (1989) - J. A. Cuesta and D. Frenkel "Monte Carlo simulation of two-dimensional hard ellipses", Physical Review A
**42**pp. 2126-2136 (1990) - Alan M. Luo, Leonard M. C. Sagis and Patrick Ilg "The Landau free energy of hard ellipses obtained from microscopic simulations", Journal of Chemical Physics
**140**124901 (2014) - Gustavo Bautista-Carbajal and Gerardo Odriozola "Phase diagram of two-dimensional hard ellipses", Journal of Chemical Physics
**140**204502 (2014)