The Statistical Mechanics of the Electrical Double Layer

  1. I. Prigogine3,4 and
  2. Stuart A. Rice5
  1. Steven L. Carnie1 and
  2. Glenn M. Torrie2

Published Online: 14 MAR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470142806.ch2

Advances in Chemical Physics, Volume 56

Advances in Chemical Physics, Volume 56

How to Cite

Carnie, S. L. and Torrie, G. M. (2007) The Statistical Mechanics of the Electrical Double Layer, in Advances in Chemical Physics, Volume 56 (eds I. Prigogine and S. A. Rice), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470142806.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 3

    University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium

  2. 4

    University of Texas, Austin, Texas

  3. 5

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Chemistry University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

  2. 2

    Department of Mathematics and Computer Science Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 MAR 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1984

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471878292

Online ISBN: 9780470142806

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Keywords:

  • hamiltonian;
  • BBGY hierarchy;
  • Monte Carlo calculations;
  • weak-coupling theory;
  • Poisson-Boltzmann theory

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Fundamental Equations and Exact Conditions

  • The Point-Ion Model and Gouy-Chapman Theory

  • Double-Layer Theories for Primitive Model Electrolytes

  • Comparison of Theory with Simulation: Symmetric Electrolytes

  • Elaborations on the Basic Model

  • Related Models

  • The Solvent

  • Conclusions