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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Silva, "Enhancement ofthe supercritical fluid extraction of grape seed oil by using enzymatically pre-treated seed," Journal of Supercritical Fluids, vol.
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It was obvious from the results that oil yield (%) extracted by supercritical fluid extraction (SCFE) was the highest among the yields obtained from other extraction methods.
This indicates that the supercritical fluid extraction at low temperature is suitable for the extraction of vitamin E.
Occhipinti, "Supercritical fluid extraction of plant flavors and fragrances," Molecules, vol.
Over the years the market has come to perceive supercritical [CO.sub.2] extracts as "better," "safer," "purer." Unfortunately, there is also the perception that supercritical fluid extraction (SFE) is "too expensive."
Contributors cover data analysis, micro extraction methods, supercritical fluid extraction, microwave assisted processes, ultrasound-assisted extraction, high performance liquid chromatography, gas chromatomography, comparative layer chromatography, I and chromatography, mass spectrometry and hyphenated instruments, food color analysis, high resolution near infrared and nuclear magnetic resonance analysis, nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, atomic absorption atomic emission and inductively coupled plasma spectroscopies, autofluorescent spectroscopy, "electronic nose" technology, capillary electrophoresis, gel electrophoresis, multiplex immunoarrays, rheological instruments, scanning electron and transmission electron microscopy.