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On the equilibrium of the Poisson-Nernst-Planck-Bikermann model equipping with the steric and correlation effects

  title={On the equilibrium of the Poisson-Nernst-Planck-Bikermann model equipping with the steric and correlation effects},
  author={Jian‐Guo Liu and Yi-Jiun Tang and Yu Zhao},
The Poisson-Nernst-Planck-Bikermann (PNPB) model, in which the ions and water molecules are treated as different species with non-uniform sizes and valences with interstitial voids, can describe the steric and correlation effects in ionic solution neglected by the Poisson-Nernst-Planck and Poisson-Boltzmann theories with point charge assumption. In the PNPB model, the electric potential is governed by the fourth-order Poisson-Bikermann (4PBik) equation instead of the Poisson equation so that it… 

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