# Difference between revisions of "Kihara potential"

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− | The '''Kihara potential''' | + | The '''Kihara potential''', developed by Taro Kihara |

<ref>[http://dx.doi.org/10.1143/JPSJ.6.289 Taro Kihara "The Second Virial Coefficient of Non-Spherical Molecules", Journal of the Physical Society of Japan '''6''' pp. 289-296 (1951)]</ref> | <ref>[http://dx.doi.org/10.1143/JPSJ.6.289 Taro Kihara "The Second Virial Coefficient of Non-Spherical Molecules", Journal of the Physical Society of Japan '''6''' pp. 289-296 (1951)]</ref> | ||

− | in 1951 | + | in 1951, is a non-spherical generalisation of the [[Lennard-Jones model]]. It is given by |

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− | where <math>\Phi_{12}</math> is the [[intermolecular pair potential]], and <math>\rho</math> is the | + | where <math>\Phi_{12}</math> is the [[intermolecular pair potential]], and <math>\rho</math> is the [[Source code for the minimum distance between two rods | shortest distance between molecule cores]]. |

==References== | ==References== | ||

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## Revision as of 12:55, 19 November 2009

The **Kihara potential**, developed by Taro Kihara
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in 1951, is a non-spherical generalisation of the Lennard-Jones model. It is given by

where is the intermolecular pair potential, and is the shortest distance between molecule cores.

## References

**Related material**

- Taro Kihara "Virial Coefficients and Models of Molecules in Gases", Reviews of Modern Physics
**25**pp. 831-843 (1953) - T. Kihara "Convex molecules in gaseous and crystalline states", Advances in Chemical Physics
**5**pp. 147-188 (1963) - Carlos Vega and Santigo Lago "Improved perturbation theory of Kihara fluids", Chemical Physics Letters
**185**pp. 516-521 (1991) - Carlos Vega, Santiago Lago, Enrique De Miguel, and Luis F. Rull "Liquid-vapor equilibria of linear Kihara molecules", Journal of Physical Chemistry
**96**pp. 7431-7437 (1992) - L. G. MacDowell, B. Garzón, S. Calero, and S. Lago "Dynamical properties and transport coefficients of Kihara linear fluids", Journal of Chemical Physics
**106**pp. 4753- (1997) - A. Cuetos, B. Martínez-Haya, S. Lago and L. F. Rull "Liquid crystal behavior of the Kihara fluid", Physical Review E
**68**011704 (2003)