The Maximum of the Conductivity of an Ionic Melt from MD Simulations at Various Temperatures

Isao Okada 1  and Ryuzo Takagi 1
  • 1 Department of Electronic Chemistry, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Yokohama, Japan

Molecular dynamics simulations of molten TlCl are performed at 7 temperatures between 800 and 2600 K. The self-exchange velocity of neighbouring unlike ions divided by the molar volume, a quantity corresponding to the specific conductivity, is found to have a maximum as a function of temperature. The reason for the existence of the maximum is discussed

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