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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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Engineers and other specialists from Europe, Asia, North America, and Australia present 17 chapters on the applications of supercritical fluids in energy systems.
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In this sense, supercritical fluid extraction is safer for the human being, due to the reduction of the volume of organic solvent and extraction time [16].
Such a supercritical fluid can have properties of both liquids and gases.
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A supercritical fluid, commonly used as a substitute for organic solvents in such reaction and separation processes as power generation and decaffeination, is introduced as any substance at a temperature above its critical point which has unique properties intermediate between those of a gas and a liquid.
Reliable, dual sapphire syringe pump technology accurately pressurizes the SFT-100XW s stainless steel vessel which is capable of containing supercritical fluids at pressures up to 10,000 psi (69 MPa).
universities were investigating supercritical fluids (primarily in fundamental physicochemical studies), and thus some information on the subject was entering the literature, it was the reports from the Essen Symposium on supercritical fluids that catapulted the technology to prominence (1).
(2.) Yeo, S-D, Kiran, E, "Formation of Polymer Particles with Supercritical Fluids: A Review." J.