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Hard-point particle

  1. Aug 17, 2013 #1
    Hi all,

    what do you understand by a hard-point gas?, I mean in terms of its hamiltonian.

    Thanks in advance.
  2. jcsd
  3. Aug 17, 2013 #2
    Let me know if this is incorrect but I think what you are asking is, what is the form of the hamiltonian of a hard-sphere system?

    If so, is there something in this definition that is troublesome? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hard_spheres
  4. Aug 18, 2013 #3
    Thank you Jorriss, yes I realized that the hard-point gas is the same than the hard-sphere gas but in one dimension.
  5. Aug 18, 2013 #4
    Sure, but I am unclear on what you are wondering about.
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