Multicanonical molecular dynamics simulation study of the liquid-solid and solid-solid transitions in Lennard-Jonse clusters

Toshihiro Kaneko, Kenji Yasuoka, Ayori Mitsutake, Xiao Cheng Zeng

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Abstract

Multicanonical molecular dynamics simulations are applied, for the first time, to study the liquid-solid and solid-solid transitions in Lennard-Jones (LJ) clusters. The transition temperatures are estimated based on the peak position in the heat capacity versus temperature curve. For LJ 31, LJ 58 and LJ 98, our results on the solid-solid transition temperature are in good agreement with previous ones. For LJ 309, the predicted liquid- solid transition temperature is also in agreement with previous result.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationASME/JSME 2011 8th Thermal Engineering Joint Conference, AJTEC 2011
StatePublished - 2011
EventASME/JSME 2011 8th Thermal Engineering Joint Conference, AJTEC 2011 - Honolulu, HI, United States
Duration: Mar 13 2011Mar 17 2011

Publication series

NameASME/JSME 2011 8th Thermal Engineering Joint Conference, AJTEC 2011

Conference

ConferenceASME/JSME 2011 8th Thermal Engineering Joint Conference, AJTEC 2011
CountryUnited States
CityHonolulu, HI
Period3/13/113/17/11

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology

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    Kaneko, T., Yasuoka, K., Mitsutake, A., & Zeng, X. C. (2011). Multicanonical molecular dynamics simulation study of the liquid-solid and solid-solid transitions in Lennard-Jonse clusters. In ASME/JSME 2011 8th Thermal Engineering Joint Conference, AJTEC 2011 (ASME/JSME 2011 8th Thermal Engineering Joint Conference, AJTEC 2011).