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Matter in the universe generally exists in one of four phases (states in which matter has essentially uniform physical properties): plasma, gas, liquid, and solid. The transition between each phase has an associated name (Fig. 1). Transitions can also occur within the solid phase.
KeywordsPhase Transition Free Energy Liquid Phase Constant Temperature Latent Heat
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References and Further Reading
- McQuarrie DA, Simon JD (1997) Physical chemistry: a molecular approach. University Science, SausalitoGoogle Scholar
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