Two experimental methods by which silicates may be condensed from vapors of their constituents are discussed and compared. Each has some relevance to astrophysical processes, though the experiments are by necessity simpler than the astrophysical environments.
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Invited contribution to the Proceedings of a Workshop onThermodynamics and Kinetics of Dust Formation in the Space Medium, held at the Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston, 6–8 September, 1978.
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Day, K.L. Experimental techniques for the investigation of dust condensation processes. Astrophys Space Sci 65, 173–178 (1979). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00643498
- Experimental Method
- Experimental Technique
- Condensation Process