The methods of scaling theory are used to investigate the physical properties of matter in a large neighborhood of the stability boundary (spinodal), including metastable states and lines of phase equilibrium. Expressions are obtained for the pressure isotherms in metastable gas and liquid phases, a phase equilibrium equation, and an expression for the width of the metastable region.
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Translated from Izvestiya Vysshikh Uchebnykh Zavedenii, Fizika, No. 3, pp. 73–77, March, 1981.
We thank V. M. Sysoev and Yu. I. Shimanskii for valuable comments and for discussing the results.
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Mogel', K.-., Chalyi, A.V. Metastable states and coexistence of phases in scaling theory. Soviet Physics Journal 24, 266–270 (1981). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00891605
- Liquid Phasis
- Phase Equilibrium
- Equilibrium Equation
- Metastable State
- Stability Boundary