Surface energy and surface tension of liquid metal nanodrops
Kabardino-Balkarian State University, 360004, Nalchik, Russia
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A unitary approach has been proposed for the calculation of surface energy and surface tension of nanoparticle being in equilibrium with its saturated vapor on both flat and curved surfaces at given temperature. The final equations involve parameters dependent on the type of premelting structure: bcc, fcc or hcp.
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