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ERIC Number: EJ187551
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1978
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The Leidenfrost Phenomenon
Curzon, F. L.
American Journal of Physics, 46, 8, 825-8, Aug 78
Describes four demonstrations of the Leidenfrost phenomenon; floating of liquid drops on their own vapor above a hot surface, delayed quenching of red-hot brass by water, explosion of vessels containing suspended liquid droplets, and momentary incombustibility of living tissue immersed in boiling oil. (Author/GA)
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Language: English
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