Numéro
J. Phys. Colloques
Volume 41, Numéro C8, Août 1980
Fourth International Conference on Liquid and Amorphous Metals
Page(s) C8-783 - C8-786
DOI https://doi.org/10.1051/jphyscol:19808194
Fourth International Conference on Liquid and Amorphous Metals

J. Phys. Colloques 41 (1980) C8-783-C8-786

DOI: 10.1051/jphyscol:19808194

A MODEL FOR THE CALCULATION OF SURFACE ENERGY AND SURFACE TENSION OF LIQUID METALS

S. Amokrane1, J.P. Badiali1, M.L. Rosinberg1 et J. Goodisman2

1  Groupe de Recherche n° 4 du C.N.R.S., "Physique des Liquides et Electrochimie", Université Pierre et Marie Curie, 4, place jussieu, 75230 Paris cedex 05, France
2  Department of Chemistry, Syracuse University, New York 13210, U.S.A.


Abstract
Surface energy and surface tension of liquid metals are calculated by applying to liquid surface a simple appropriate form of the Lang and Kohn's approach. Resulting values are in reasonable agreement with experiments.