Thermodynamic-Scaling Methods in Monte Carlo and their Application to Phase Equilibria

  1. I. Prigogine2,3 and
  2. Stuart A. Rice4
  1. John P. Valleau

Published Online: 14 MAR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470141649.ch12

Advances in Chemical Physics: Monte Carlo Methods in Chemical Physics, Volume 105

Advances in Chemical Physics: Monte Carlo Methods in Chemical Physics, Volume 105

How to Cite

Valleau, J. P. (1999) Thermodynamic-Scaling Methods in Monte Carlo and their Application to Phase Equilibria, in Advances in Chemical Physics: Monte Carlo Methods in Chemical Physics, Volume 105 (eds I. Prigogine and S. A. Rice), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470141649.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Center for Studies in Statistical Mechanics and Complex Systems, The University of Texas, Austin, Texas

  2. 3

    International Solvay Institutes, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium

  3. 4

    Department of Chemistry and The James Franck Institute, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Author Information

  1. Chemical Physics Theory Group, Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada M5S 3H6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 MAR 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1999

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471196303

Online ISBN: 9780470141649

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Keywords:

  • phase transitions;
  • Monte Carlo methods;
  • one-dimensional applications;
  • sampling distribution;
  • Lennard-jonesium

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction: Phase Transitions and Monte Carlo

  • The Thermodynamic-Scaling Method: TDSMC

  • Some One-Dimensional Applications

  • An Example: Lennard-Jonesium

  • Conclusions