Irreversible adsorption of diffusing hard disks: An effective medium approach

Jordi Faraudo, Javier Bafaluy

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Abstract

We propose an effective medium theory to analyze the kinetics of nonsequential adsorption of colloidal particles, including transport and blocking effects, valid at all values of surface coverage. The theory is applied to the irreversible adsorption of diffusing hard disks obtaining a kinetic law, which is in excellent agreement with nonsequential computer simulations at all densities of adsorbed particles. ©1999 The American Physical Society.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)722-728
JournalPhysical Review E - Statistical Physics, Plasmas, Fluids, and Related Interdisciplinary Topics
Volume60
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 1999

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