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Solid–liquid phase transition in a Gibbs monolayer of melissic acid at the n-hexane–water interface

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A sharp phase transition from a crystalline state with the area per molecule A = (17 ± 1) Å2 to a liquid state with A = (23 ± 1) Å2 at the n-hexane–water interface in a Gibbs monolayer of melissic acid has been revealed in data of X-ray reflectometry with the use of synchrotron radiation.

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Original Russian Text © A.M. Tikhonov, 2015, published in Pis’ma v Zhurnal Eksperimental’noi i Teoreticheskoi Fiziki, 2015, Vol. 102, No. 8, pp. 620–625.

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Tikhonov, A.M. Solid–liquid phase transition in a Gibbs monolayer of melissic acid at the n-hexane–water interface. Jetp Lett. 102, 552–556 (2015).

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