Acta Physica Hungarica

, 56:87 | Cite as

Cohesive energy and debye temperature of some aromatic compounds — An intermolecular potential approach

  • S. P. Srivastava
Atomic and Molecular Physics


Cohesive energy and Debye temperature of some substituted, fused and non-fused aromatic compounds have been computed on the basis of Lennard-Jones (6–12), modified Buckingham and Morse intermolecular potential functions. The results have been compared with those determined from the experimental data and discussed. The cohesive enery of the present set of aromatic compounds, as a class, is found to be one order larger than that of normal alkanes and is comparable with cycloalkanes.


Anthracene Perylene Debye Temperature Cohesive Energy Morse Function 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. P. Srivastava
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  1. 1.Indian Institute of PetroleumDehradunIndia

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