# Comparing four hard-sphere approximations for the low-temperature WCA melting line.

@article{Attia2022ComparingFH, title={Comparing four hard-sphere approximations for the low-temperature WCA melting line.}, author={Eman Attia and Jeppe C. Dyre and Ulf R. Pedersen}, journal={The Journal of chemical physics}, year={2022}, volume={157 3}, pages={ 034502 } }

By combining interface-pinning simulations with numerical integration of the Clausius-Clapeyron equation, we accurately determine the melting-line coexistence pressure and fluid/crystal densities of the Weeks-Chandler-Andersen system, covering four decades of temperature. The data are used for comparing the melting-line predictions of the Boltzmann, Andersen-Weeks-Chandler, Barker-Henderson, and Stillinger hard-sphere approximations. The Andersen-Weeks-Chandler and Barker-Henderson theories…

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