Anomalous Behavior of the Homogeneous Ice Nucleation Rate in “No-Man’s Land”

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where D0 is the pre-exponential factor, and ED is the activation energy for diffusion in the liquid. We assume ED is temperature dependent. In the CNT formalism, ED also represents the activation energy (∆f) for water molecules to jump across the solid-liquid interface.9 Thus, there are two barriers to ice nucleation where ∆F describes the thermodynamic barrier while ∆f represents the kinetic barrier. Also within CNT, the thermodynamic barrier is given by3 ∆F = 16πσsl 3 υms 2

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@inproceedings{Laksmono2015AnomalousBO, title={Anomalous Behavior of the Homogeneous Ice Nucleation Rate in “No-Man’s Land”}, author={Hartawan Laksmono and Trevor A. McQueen and Jonas A Sellberg and N. Duane Loh and Congcong Huang and D. Schlesinger and Raymond G Sierra and Christina Y. Hampton and Dennis Nordlund and Martin Beye and Andrew V. Martin and Anton Barty and M. Marvin Seibert and Marc Messerschmidt and Garth J. Williams and S{\'e}bastien Boutet and Katrin Amann-Winkel and Thomas Loerting and L G M Pettersson and Michael J. Bogan and Anders Nilsson}, year={2015} }