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Exothermic Reaction (154/505)
PHOSPHORUS (WHITE) BURSTS INTO FLAMES
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Exothermic Reaction Between Oxygen and Phosphorus
Finely divided white phosphorus, deposited on a piece of filter paper by evaporation of a carbon disulfide solution of P4, bursts into flames on contact with air. The laminar flow of smoke becomes turbulent as it diffuses in the air.
Copyright:© 1994 Richard Megna - Fundamental Photographs
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