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Specifics of nucleation in superheated water and supersaturated vapor

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This work is dedicated to the experimental studying of the nucleation kinetics in superheated water and supersaturated water vapor. A percolation model for the liquid water structure that explains a number of anomalous thermophysical properties of water and water vapor in the metastable region is proposed.

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Chukanov, V.N., Korobitsyn, B.A. Specifics of nucleation in superheated water and supersaturated vapor. J. Engin. Thermophys. 16, 192–199 (2007). https://doi.org/10.1134/S1810232807030125

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Keywords

  • Percolation Threshold
  • Kinetic Curf
  • Heavy Water
  • Critical Nucleus
  • Nucleus Formation