Is there a one-to-one correspondence between interparticle interactions and physical properties of liquid?
AV Mokshin and RA Khabibullin, PHYSICA A-STATISTICAL MECHANICS AND ITS APPLICATIONS, 608, 128297 (2022).
In this study, we present the original method for reconstructing the potential of interparticle interaction from statistically averaged structural data, namely, the radial distribution function of particles in many-particle system. This method belongs to a fam-ily of machine learning methods and is implemented through the differential evolution algorithm. As demonstrated for the case of the Lennard-Jones liquid taken as an example, there is no one-to-one correspondence between structure and potential of interparticle interaction of a many-particle disordered system at a certain thermodynamic state. Namely, a whole family of the Mie potentials determined by two parameters p1 and p2 related to each other according to a certain rule can reproduce properly a unique structure of the Lennard-Jones liquid at a given thermodynamic state. It is noteworthy that this family of the potentials quite correctly reproduces for the Lennard-Jones liquid the transport properties (in particular, the self-diffusion coefficient) over a temperature range as well as the dynamic structure factor, which is one of the key characteristics of the collective dynamics of particles.(c) 2022 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
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