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metastable

[¦med·ə′stā·bəl]
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In grinding the obtained product is a solid metastable solution that acquires more energy as the increase in the milling time and which transformation in the icosahedral phase occurs by a faster diffusion process, justifying a less thermal treatment time.
In this sense, the pressurization method proposed herein offers a novel approach to prepare the metastable state and investigate their crystallization behavior.
The metastable chimera state based on the activity of community-organized oscillators has shown to generate a large repertoire of transient (metastable) states, where collective action and segregation coexist [31].
Fowler, "Oxygen vacancy in [alpha]-quartz: A possible bi- and metastable defect," Physical Review B: Condensed Matter and Materials Physics, vol.
The lever rule and the metastable miscibility gap of Cu-Fe phase diagrams (Figure 1) indicate that the Cu-15 wt.% Fe melt at the undercooling of 75 K is separated into a Fe-rich melt (L1) and a Cu-rich melt (L2).
Polarization scans in sodium chloride solution were recorded to determine the characteristic corrosion potential [E.sub.corr] and the pitting potential [E.sub.pit] as well as the region of metastable pit growth.
Version One has invested in cryptocurrency incumbents like Coinbase and Blockstack, along with (http://polychain.capital/) Polychain Capital and (http://metastablecapital.com/) Metastable Capital , two new hedge funds specializing in digital assets.
Since we suspect that microbial life can travel from planet to planet, hitchhiking on meteorites, then a few worlds with metastable oceans may suffice to cultivate and maintain life in a planetary system.
(2016): Influence of cutting edge geometry on deformation induced hardening when cryogenic turning of metastable austenitic stainless steel AISI 347.
But tantalum-180m is "metastable" (hence the "m" in its name), meaning that it gets stuck in its high-energy state.
However Si3N4-FCC has shown to be metastable in air, returning to the [alpha] and [beta] phase, oxidizing or becoming amorphous by a pressure increase [24].
Metastable formations may occur under lower-temperature conditions (e.g.