Structure changes in glassforming liquids upon cooling and compression

Alexander Z. Patashinski, Mark A. Ratner

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Abstract

The structural changes in thermodynamic and kinetic properties of glassforming liquids upon cooling and compression, were investigated. The structural changes suggest changes in local structure of liquid in fragile glassformers. It was observed that pressure-internal energy correlations reflect the structure of rearrangement changes. The general relations were used between structural contributions and fluctuations of energy and pressure in rearrangement motion. The results show that correlations between density and energy changes in local structure fluctuations are weak.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4711-4715
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Chemical Physics
Volume121
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 8 2004

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

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