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By Dmitry Yu. Ivanov

This entire systematic review covers the static and dynamic serious phenomena of actual, non-ideal fluids within the nearest area of the severe aspect, deals new methods and offers learn effects at the optimum point. together with either theoretical and experimental researches, it additionally bargains with the severe opalescence as phenomenon with regularly growing to be scattering multiplicity upon imminent the severe element.

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This approach also gives us a way of looking deeper into the nature of critical phenomena [2, 141, 142]. All known experimental material shows that the presence of an additional factor such as the weak influence of the gravitational field (in small vessels) really makes it possible to reveal new features of critical behavior (concerning the effect of the weak magnetic field on phase transitions near the Curie point; see, for example, Chapter 4 in [143]). 2 K below Tc were registered (Figs. 5). Moreover, the top of the curve was studied in detail.

137]). 076 mm [136]) that are the real reason for the observed effects in this paper in the region |τ| < 4 × 10−4 . It should also be mentioned that both optical and dielectric methods are indirect and their applicability in such complex conditions is not very obvious. It is well known that to apply the Lorentz–Lorenz formula one must adequately account for local field effects, which is not very simple to do (see Chapter 7 for more). This problem was especially studied in [138, 139] in which Beysens et al.

In the far region, all the critical indices have values close to Ising, whereas in the ‘‘near’’ one the indices again become typical for mean-field behavior. In the works [87–91] such a behavior was for the first time related to the strong specific influence of gravitation. Such an unusual, for its time, interpretation has still not become generally accepted up to now, which makes it necessary for us, even if briefly, to recall the main facts. 1 The Gravitational Effect As for the experiment, the effect of the gravitational field, as has already been mentioned, on critical phenomena was first noted and described surprisingly accurately and comprehensively more than 100 years ago by Gouy [28].

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