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Capillary condensation in nanotubes

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Is anyone familiar with a recent report where liquid water has been condensed inside a carbon nanotube and then imaged with an electron microscope at very low pressure (10^-5 torr)? Supposedly the water does not evaporate at this low a pressure. Is this truly possible and why? Does anyone have the reference for this experiment?


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Answer to the asked questions with necessary explanations. Capillary condensation in nanotubes are analyzed. An electron microscope is used.

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This is possible. When liquids are constrained inside solid devices, its behavior can suffer dramatic changes. In the case of water, confinement produces marked loss of structural order and ...

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