TITLE

Critical slowing down of nuclear growth along the liquid/liquid coexistence curve

AUTHOR(S)
Ikier, Ch.; Klein, H.; Woermann, D.
PUB. DATE
January 1992
SOURCE
Journal of Chemical Physics;1/1/1992, Vol. 96 Issue 1, p859
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The growth rate of a second liquid phase is studied in demixing process of n-butoxyethanol/water mixtures. Following the liquid/liquid coexistence curve from far-off critical compositions to the critical point, the growth rate of the droplets slows down markedly. The values of the mutual diffusion coefficient D extracted from the growth rate data are found to scale approximately with a power law of the form D ∼| (T - Tc)/Tc|0.79.
ACCESSION #
7615162

 

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