Natural logarithm of fraction of decamers surviving vs dimensionless time for various dimensionless collision frequencies of thermalizing gas molecules. The dotted line is the average decay rate , and the triangles show values from Eq. (5).
Natural logarithm of fraction of decamers of given energy surviving vs dimensionless time for various total cluster energies (in units of ), .
Energy dependent decay rates vs total cluster energy for (triangles), 20 (circles), 30 (squares), and 40 (diamonds) from molecular dynamics simulations. The dotted lines show the values calculated from Eq. (9).
Normalized energy distributions of clusters at temperature . The solid lines are values from the Monte Carlo method and the dotted lines are Gaussian fits [Eq. (8)], using the mean and standard deviation of the Monte Carlo runs.
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