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transition temperature

[tran′zish·ən ‚tem·prə·chər]
(chemistry)
The temperature at which an enantiotropic polymorph is converted into a different form.
(metallurgy)
The temperature at which a fracture changes from tough to brittle in various tests, such as notched-bar impact test.
(thermodynamics)
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Figures 3 and 4 show DSC curves at temperatures near to the glass transition temperature ([T.
University of Tokyo researchers had previously reported making a related salt with a transition temperature of 11.
For certain ranges of oxygen content, its superconducting transition temperature stays relatively constant: about 90 kelvins (-183 [degrees] C) for the range from 6.
Almost all hole-doped copper-oxide compounds respond to increasing pressure by raising their superconducting transition temperatures, sometimes considerably.
The transition temperature determined by DMA (or other dynamic techniques) is not only heating-rate dependent but also frequency dependent.
They find that raising the amount of oxygen in the sample by less than 1 percent turns the material into a superconductor with a transition temperature of 40 kelvins.
Any rubber will become hard and brittle if cooled to a sufficiently low temperature, called the glass transition temperature, Tg.
The glass transition temperature can be detected by changes in the following:
That material's superconducting transition temperature is 122 kelvins, or -240[deg.
Salah Al-Enezi of KISR Petroleum Research, a patent for a device that measures the glass transition temperature of polymers and polymeric composite materials using liquid carbon dioxide as a laxative, KISR said in a statement.
However, its remarkably low glass transition temperature (lower than 60[degrees]C), and the consequent low heat deflection temperature makes it inadequate for many applications [6],
With its high glass transition temperature and high crystallinity, the mechanical performance and the heat-aging performance of ForTii Ace are superior to rival polyphthalamides based on polyamides 6T, 9T and 10T.

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