isotropic phase

n
as used in Test Method D5061, a binderphase carbon texture that exhibits optical properties that are the same in all directions when viewed with an optical microscope having mutually exclusive polarized light, for example, crossed nicols. D5061

ASTM D121-09a Standard Terminology of Coal and Coke. 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Phase diagram — In physical chemistry, mineralogy, and materials science, a phase diagram is a type of graph used to show the equilibrium conditions between the thermodynamically distinct phases. In mathematics and physics, a phase diagram also has an… …   Wikipedia

  • Hexatic phase — The hexatic phase is a phase that is between the solid and the isotropic liquid phases. It is characterized by two order parameter: a short range positional and a quasi long range orientational (sixfold) order.The existence of the hexatic phase… …   Wikipedia

  • Bi isotropic — In physics and engineering, and materials science, bi isotropics (or biisotropics) are any of a class of materials having the special optical property that it can twist the polarization of light in either refraction or transmission. This does not …   Wikipedia

  • Blue Phase Mode LCD — History= In Reinitzer s reports from 1888 on the melting behaviour of cholesteryl benzoate there is a note that the substance briefly turned blue as it changed from clear to cloudy upon cooling. This subtle effect however remained unexplored for… …   Wikipedia

  • Liquid crystal — Schlieren texture of liquid crystal nematic phase Liquid crystals (LCs) are a state of matter that have properties between those of a conventional liquid and those of a solid crystal.[1] For instance, an LC may flow like a liquid, but its… …   Wikipedia

  • Microemulsion — Microemulsions are clear, thermodynamically stable, isotropic liquid mixtures of oil, water and surfactant, frequently in combination with a cosurfactant. The aqueous phase may contain salt(s) and/or other ingredients, and the oil may actually be …   Wikipedia

  • Lyotropic liquid crystal — A liquid crystalline material is called lyotropic if phases having long ranged orientational order are induced by the addition of a solvent. Historically the term was used to describe materials composed of amphiphilic molecules. Such molecules… …   Wikipedia

  • Martin Schadt — (1938), PhD, is a Swiss physicist and inventor. Contents 1 Biography 2 Achievements 3 Awards 4 Publications and P …   Wikipedia

  • Alfred Saupe — Infobox Scientist name = Dr. Alfred Saupe imagesize = 200px birth date = birth date|1924|2|14 birth place = Badenweiler, Germany death date = death date and age|2008|8|3|1924|2|14 death place = Badenweiler, Germany nationality = German field =… …   Wikipedia

  • cosmos — /koz meuhs, mohs/, n., pl. cosmos, cosmoses for 2, 4. 1. the world or universe regarded as an orderly, harmonious system. 2. a complete, orderly, harmonious system. 3. order; harmony. 4. any composite plant of the genus Cosmos, of tropical… …   Universalium

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.