Chapter 10. Phase Transition in Condensed Systems of Atoms

  1. Boris M. Smirnov

Published Online: 12 JAN 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527608089.ch10

Principles of Statistical Physics: Distributions, Structures, Phenomena, Kinetics of Atomic Systems

Principles of Statistical Physics: Distributions, Structures, Phenomena, Kinetics of Atomic Systems

How to Cite

Smirnov, B. M. (2006) Phase Transition in Condensed Systems of Atoms, in Principles of Statistical Physics: Distributions, Structures, Phenomena, Kinetics of Atomic Systems, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527608089.ch10

Author Information

  1. Institute for High Temperatures, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 JAN 2007
  2. Published Print: 20 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527406135

Online ISBN: 9783527608089

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Keywords:

  • statistical physics;
  • equilibrium of atomic systems;
  • excitation of atomic systems;
  • phase transition;
  • condensed systems of atoms;
  • peculiarities of solid–liquid phase transition;
  • modified Lattice model;
  • liquid state of rare gases;
  • thermal excitation;
  • glassy states

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Peculiarities of the Solid–liquid Phase Transition

  • Configuration Excitation of a Solid

  • Modified Lattice Model for Configuration Excitation of a Bulk System of Bound Atoms

  • Liquid State of Rare Gases as a Configurationally Excited State

  • The Role of Thermal Excitation in the Existence of the Liquid State

  • Glassy States and Their Peculiarities