Table 2: Density and surface tension data for molten Si and Ge.

ElementTemperature (K)Density (g/cm3) [10, 11]Exp. (mJ m−2) [10, 11]Exp. (mJ m−2) [8, 9]Cal. (mJ m−2)

Si16872.57875820876
17502.545851801855
18002.535808786839
18252.530779778831

Ge12115.60583591572
12505.56579587568
13005.54576583562
13505.52571579558
14005.51568575556

Density and measured surface tension data were taken from [811]. Note that mJ m−2 = dynes cm−1 = mN m−1.