Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Liquid to gas state changes

  1. Dec 5, 2006 #1
    Hi

    I asked a question recently about changing state from solid to liquid. The answers were very helpful. Now I have a similar question:

    How about changing state from liquid to gas in the presence of an electric / magnetic field? Is that possible?

    Thanks
    Roger
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Dec 5, 2006 #2

    Danger

    User Avatar
    Gold Member

    I haven't heard of such a thing. As mentioned before, such liquids work because of magnetic alignment of ferrous materials in a colloid. They're like Jell-o that you can turn on and off.
    This seems to overlap with a different thread about whether or not a gas can conduct electricity. A plasma, can, but I'm not sure about a neutral gas. Maybe something with metallic elements such as uranium hexafluoride? :confused:
     
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook

Have something to add?



Similar Discussions: Liquid to gas state changes
  1. Liquid, gas (Replies: 4)

  2. Change of state (Replies: 3)

Loading...