The origin of the Debye relaxation in liquid water and fitting the high frequency excess response.

  title={The origin of the Debye relaxation in liquid water and fitting the high frequency excess response.},
  author={Daniel C. Elton},
  journal={Physical chemistry chemical physics : PCCP},
  volume={19 28},
  • D. Elton
  • Published 5 April 2017
  • Physics
  • Physical chemistry chemical physics : PCCP
We critically review the literature on the Debye absorption peak of liquid water and the excess response found on the high frequency side of the Debye peak. We find a lack of agreement on the microscopic phenomena underlying both of these features. To better understand the molecular origin of Debye peak we ran large scale molecular dynamics simulations and performed several different distance-dependent decompositions of the low frequency dielectric spectra, finding that it involves processes… 

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