, Volume 26, Issue 2, pp 161–170 | Cite as

Structure factor of liquid metals in one-component plasma system

  • K N Khanna
  • G Shanker


We present the analytical expression to determine the static structure factorS(q) of liquid alkali metals based on the semi-analytic theory of Baus and Hansen. The calculations were motivated to point out the anomalies exhibited by one-component plasma system (ocp) in describing the structure factor. The numerical example of Na illustrates our results.ocp structure factor is also compared with those obtained by the hard sphere system.


Liquid alkali metal one-component plasma system random phase approximation dielectric screening structure factor 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • K N Khanna
    • 1
  • G Shanker
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsVSSD CollegeKanpurIndia

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