A simple correlationcorrected PoissonBoltzmann theory
(2004) In The Journal of Physical Chemistry Part B 108(26). p.92369245 Abstract
 A simple approach is used to introduce effects of ionion correlations into the PoissonBoltzmann theory. The meanfield character of the theory is retained and correlations are approximated by an effective interaction potential, which differs from the Coulombic at short range. In particular, the severe overestimation of the average interaction energy between ions of like charge inherent in the original PoissonBoltzmann theory, is accounted for by this effective potential. We show that important phenomena due to ionion correlations, such as net attraction between surfaces of like charge and charge reversal in double layer systems, are qualitatively and serniquantitatively reproduced by this correlationcorrected theory, which contains no... (More)
 A simple approach is used to introduce effects of ionion correlations into the PoissonBoltzmann theory. The meanfield character of the theory is retained and correlations are approximated by an effective interaction potential, which differs from the Coulombic at short range. In particular, the severe overestimation of the average interaction energy between ions of like charge inherent in the original PoissonBoltzmann theory, is accounted for by this effective potential. We show that important phenomena due to ionion correlations, such as net attraction between surfaces of like charge and charge reversal in double layer systems, are qualitatively and serniquantitatively reproduced by this correlationcorrected theory, which contains no adjustable parameter. The response of net surface interactions to the addition of salt is also captured by the theory and satisfactory quantitative agreement is found with simulation results, even at molar concentrations of divalent salt and in the presence of highly charged surfaces. The meanfield theory is furthermore able to qualitatively predict the way in which bulk salt properties such as the osmotic coefficient and the excess chemical potential depend on the salt concentration. The quantitative performance is poorer than for electric double layer systems, but there is still a substantial improvement relative to the ordinary PoissonBoltzmann theory. (Less)
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 Forsman, Jan ^{LU}
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 publishing date
 2004
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 The Journal of Physical Chemistry Part B
 volume
 108
 issue
 26
 pages
 9236  9245
 publisher
 The American Chemical Society
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 wos:000222279100069
 scopus:3142704441
 ISSN
 15205207
 DOI
 10.1021/jp049571u
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 English
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