On violations of Le Chatelier's principle for a temperature change in small systems observed for short times
Le Chatelier's principle states that when a system is disturbed, it will shift its equilibrium to counteract the disturbance. However for a chemical reaction in a small, confined system, the probability of observing it proceed in the opposite direction to that predicted by Le Chatelier's principle, can be significant. This work gives a molecular level proof of Le Chatelier's principle for the case of a temperature change. Moreover, a new, exact mathematical expression is derived that is valid...[Show more]
|Collections||ANU Research Publications|
|Source:||The Journal of Chemical Physics|
|01_Dasmeh_On_violations_of_Le_2009.pdf||Published Version||474.81 kB||Adobe PDF|
Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.