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Article

Publication Date

4-15-1971

Abstract

Arguments are presented indicating that the large‐size limiting behavior of the ion‐pair size distribution is qualitatively the same both with, and without, Coulomb interactions between ions. This in turn implies that the static dielectric response function ε0 / ε(k) derived in the preceding paper is nonanalytic at k = 0. The specific singular behavior of this response requires a branch cut along the imaginary k axis. It furthermore induces an r−8 tail in the ion atmosphere charge distribution at finite electrolyte concentration.

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The following article appeared in J. of Chem. Phys. 54, 3405 (1971); http://doi.org/10.1063/1.1675357 and may be found at http://aip.scitation.org/doi/abs/10.1063/1.1675357

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