Table 1: Quantities characterizing the two reference state points in coexistence.

From: Thermodynamics of freezing and melting

T0=2.0 ɛ/kBLiquidCrystal
V0/N [σ3]0.9403(2)*0.8827(2)
ρ0 [σ−3]1.0633(2)1.1329(2)
U0/N [ɛ]−4.7792(2)−5.7774(2)
W0/N [ɛ]17.5418(7)16.3628(6)
γ04.9164(8)4.8704(8)
/N [kB]1.323(5)1.301(7)
B0N [ɛ/kB2]6.9(5)7.2(5)
L00.1398(2)
(∂L/∂T)ρ [kB/ɛ]0.041(2)
0.02921(9)
[kB/ɛ]0.0201(4)
5.2487(6)
[kB/ɛ]−2.60(14)
  1. These numbers were used for calculating the theoretical predictions in Figs 3 and 4 (red curves).
  2. *Numbers in parenthesis give the estimated statistical uncertainty using a 95% confidence interval.