supercritical fluid

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su·per·crit·i·cal fluid

A substance at a temperature above its critical point, having properties intermediate between those of a liquid and those of a gas.
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Micell's supercritical fluid technology is designed to confer unique advantages in modifying and coating biomedical surfaces with advanced polymers and drugs.
The Department of Chemistry, The University of Cambridge, with the support of one or more suppliers, is to undertake the provision of components, building and development of a novel Supercritical Fluid Chromatography (SFC) unit.
Scientists had generally thought the physical properties of supercritical fluids changed gradually with pressure and temperature.
Extractions were performed using Supercritical Fluid Extraction system (Thar Instruments, Inc.
Supercritical fluids act as natural solvents in industry-water becomes supercritical in power plant steam turbines and supercritical carbon dioxide is used to remove caffeine from coffee beans, for example.
Reliable, dual sapphire syringe pump technology accurately pressurizes the SFT-100XW s stainless steel vessel which is capable of containing supercritical fluids at pressures up to 10,000 psi (69 MPa).
At the nozzle's exit, the supercritical fluid collides with the core particles, and the coating is fulfilled in the collection room of microcapsule particle.
Controlled crystallisation: Controlled crystallisation is principally achieved using supercritical fluid technology.
The storage technology involves sending compressed supercritical fluid into the stratum via pipelines after extracting carbon dioxide from exhaust gases emitted by power generation plants and other industrial plants.
Research has shown that supercritical fluid extraction is a feasible process for leavening dough.
In polymer applications, reduced surface tension in addition to polymer swelling in an appropriately chosen supercritical fluid facilitates the transport of small molecules into and out of the polymer matrix.
While conducting research on the extraction of metals with supercritical fluid extraction, the scientists discovered that the common supercritical fluid solvent carbon dioxide forms a stable complex with a macro-cyclic organic molecule called p-tertiary-butylcalix[4]arene.