Critical Exponent β and Rectilinear Diameter of the Binary-Liquid System Carbon Disulfide + Nitromethane

Phys. Rev. Lett. 32, 284 – Published 11 February 1974
E. S. R. Gopal, R. Ramachandra, P. Chandra Sekhar, K. Govindarajan, and S. V. Subramanyam


The system CS2 + CH3NO2 shows β=0.315±0.004 over 10-6<ε=|T-Tc|Tc<2×10-1 with no indication of a classical value ½ even far away from Tc. The diameter shows a curvature and is of the form ϕc+b ε+fε78exp(-gεh).


  • Received 19 July 1973
  • Revised 24 October 1973
  • Published in the issue dated 11 February 1974

© 1974 The American Physical Society

Authors & Affiliations

E. S. R. Gopal, R. Ramachandra, P. Chandra Sekhar, K. Govindarajan*, and S. V. Subramanyam

  • Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore-560012, India

  • *Now at Nuclear Physics Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Department of Atomic Energy, Bombay-400085, India.

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