# Supercritical Fluid

There was a time when states of matter were simple: Solid, liquid, gas. Then came plasma, Bose -Einstein condensate, supercritical fluid and more. Now the list has grown by one more, with the unexpected discovery of a new state dubbed “dropletons” that bear some resemblance to liquids but occur u...

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A diagram showing two recent models for how the moon formed from a collision between the early Earth and another massive body. One model (top) allows for an exchange of material between the Earth and the moon through a silicate atmosphere, while the other model creates a more thoroughly mixed sphere of a supercritical fluid (bottom). Each of these models leads to a different prediction for potassium isotope ratios in lunar and terrestrial rocks (right).

Supercritical fluid Critical point occurs under conditions such as specific values of pressure and temperature at which no phase boundaries exist. Therefore, the supercritical fluid is any substance at a temperature and pressure above its critical point.

Supercritical Fluid Nanotechnology: Advances and Applications in Composites and Hybrid Nanomaterials

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