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Colloid and Polymer Science

, Volume 272, Issue 2, pp 181–183 | Cite as

On the dependence of the critical supersaturation on the initial undersaturation in the reverse Wilson chamber

  • A. D. Alexadrov
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Abstract

The dependence of the critical supersaturation on the degree of the initial undersaturation has been analyzed in detail.

This dependence is explained by means of the Richarch-Powell equation, taking into account the dependence of the γ-ratio upon the partial pressures of the inert gas and the liquid under investigation.

Key words

Line tension reverse Wilson chamber heterogeneous nucleation nucleation on a substrate condensation 

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© Steinkopff-Verlag 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. D. Alexadrov
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  1. 1.Central Laboratory of Mineral ProcessingBulgarian Academy of SciencesSofiaBulgaria

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