Lubrication Chemistry Viewed from DFT-Based Concepts and Electronic Structural Principles
AbstractFundamental molecular issues in lubrication chemistry were reviewed under categories of solution chemistry, contact chemistry and tribochemistry. By introducing the Density Functional Theory(DFT)-derived chemical reactivity parameters (chemical potential, electronegativity, hardness, softness and Fukui function) and related electronic structural principles (electronegativity equalization principle, hard-soft acid-base principle, and maximum hardness principle), their relevancy to lubrication chemistry was explored. It was suggested that DFT, theoretical, conceptual and computational, represents a useful enabling tool to understand lubrication chemistry issues prior to experimentation and the approach may form a key step in the rational design of lubrication chemistry via computational methods. It can also be optimistically anticipated that these considerations will gestate unique DFT-based strategies to understand sophisticated tribology themes, such as origin of friction, essence of wear, adhesion in MEMS/NEMS, chemical mechanical polishing in wafer manufacturing, stress corrosion, chemical control of friction and wear, and construction of designer tribochemical systems. View Full-Text
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Shenghua, L.; He, Y.; Yuansheng, J., 1. Lubrication Chemistry Viewed from DFT-Based Concepts and Electronic Structural Principles. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2004, 5, 13-34.
Shenghua L, He Y, Yuansheng J, 1. Lubrication Chemistry Viewed from DFT-Based Concepts and Electronic Structural Principles. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2004; 5(1):13-34.Chicago/Turabian Style
Shenghua, Li; He, Yang; Yuansheng, Jin, 1. 2004. "Lubrication Chemistry Viewed from DFT-Based Concepts and Electronic Structural Principles." Int. J. Mol. Sci. 5, no. 1: 13-34.