A Scaling Theory of Surface Tension Near a Critical Point

  • L. Mistura
Part of the Ettore Majorana International Science Series book series (EMISS, volume 41)


In recent years a number of generalizations and alternative derivations of the van der Waals[1] theory of surface tension have appeared. (For recent reviews see Refs. [2] to [5].) The present work is focused on the development of the theory for near critical fluid interfaces.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Mistura
    • 1
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Energetica-Sezione FisicaUniversità “La Sapienza” Roma14 RomaItaly

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