A theoretical study of the structure of shocked water

Daniel F. Calef, Bernard Pettitt

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The extended reference interaction site method is used to calculate the structure of water behind a shock front. The competing effects of increased density and temperature modify the correlation functions in a manner that is qualitatively consistent with both expectation and recent experimental results.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)129-133
Number of pages5
JournalChemical Physics Letters
Issue number2
StatePublished - Aug 21 1987
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Spectroscopy
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Surfaces and Interfaces

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