supercritical fluid

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supercritical fluid

[¦sü·pər¦krid·ə·kəl ′flü·əd]
(thermodynamics)
A fluid at a temperature and pressure above its critical point; also, a fluid above its critical temperature regardless of pressure.
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Rozen AYe, Kamyshansky SI, Vorobyev YeV, Usin VV, Rayevskaya YeG (2012) Fiziko-Khimicheskiye Osnovy i Osobennosti Prakticheskogo Primeneniya Metoda Sverkhkriticheskogo Vodnogo Okisleniya dlya Destruktsii Stoykikh Organicheskikh Zagryazniteley [Physicochemical Foundations and Specificity of the Practical Application of Supercritical Water Oxidation to the Destruction of Persistent Organic Pollutants].
The effect of grain boundary engineering on the oxidation behavior of INCOLOY alloy 800H in supercritical water.
Thermochemical coliquefaction of woody biomass and fossil fuel in supercritical water.
Amazingly, oxygen dissolved in supercritical water supports 'flameless' combustion.
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The topics include the future of glass melting through the in-flight melting technique, modifying the surface and interface of silicate glass using supercritical water, studying the fiber structure and elastic properties of silica glass with molecular dynamics simulations, glass-ceramics from kinescope glass cullet, tellurium oxide thin film waveguides for integrated photonics, and the effects of reducing agent on the photoluminescence properties of alkali borosilicate phase-separated glasses doped with copper ion.
Thermal dissolution of Estonian kukersite oil shale in the presence of supercritical water and some organic solvents was accelerated in comparison with low-temperature pyrolysis of kukersite without any solvent [18].
In this research, we used hydrothermal synthesis under the supercritical water condition method in a batch type reactor.
The InnovOx ("Innovative Oxidation" technology) uses high-temperature and pressure to convert an aqueous sample matrix into supercritical water, a phase in which the water is neither liquid nor gas, and where supercritical water oxidation can occur.
Tough and reliable, the system uses a supercritical water oxidation (SCWO) technique to achieve superior TOC recoveries regardless of organic compounds and particulate impurities in the sample.