# Parameterising the surface free energy and excess adsorption of a hard-sphere fluid at a planar hard wall

@article{Davidchack2014ParameterisingTS, title={Parameterising the surface free energy and excess adsorption of a hard-sphere fluid at a planar hard wall}, author={Ruslan L. Davidchack and Brian B. Laird and Roland Roth}, journal={Molecular Physics}, year={2014}, volume={113}, pages={1091 - 1096} }

The inhomogeneous structure of a fluid at a wall can be characterised in several ways. Within a thermodynamic description, the surface free energy γ and the excess adsorption Γ are of central importance. For theoretical studies, closed expression of γ and Γ can be very valuable; however, even for a well-studied model system such as a hard-sphere fluid at a planar hard wall, the accuracy of existing expressions for γ and Γ, compared to precise computer simulation data, can still be improved…

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