Sublimation in Action

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Joseph Pinto 3A
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Sublimation in Action

Postby Joseph Pinto 3A » Thu Jan 07, 2016 10:21 am

CO2 seems to be the primary example of sublimation that we are all familiar with. However, I was wondering are there any other examples of sublimation or is it too uncommon that there are few examples?

Brooke Tobias 1B
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Re: Sublimation in Action

Postby Brooke Tobias 1B » Thu Jan 07, 2016 10:25 am

I know iodine crystals and the chemicals in mothballs (naphthalene) are also common substances that sublimate!

Heerali Patel 3A
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Re: Sublimation in Action

Postby Heerali Patel 3A » Thu Jan 07, 2016 4:46 pm

Water can also phase change through sublimation. For example (from the textbook on page 285), frost formed from cold, dry mornings disappears when the ice sublimes into water vapor.


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