Chapter 6. Critical Opalescence: Theory and Experiment

  1. Prof. D.Sc. Dmitry Yu. Ivanov

Published Online: 8 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527623983.ch6

Critical Behavior of Non-Ideal Systems

Critical Behavior of Non-Ideal Systems

How to Cite

Ivanov, D. Yu. (2008) Critical Opalescence: Theory and Experiment, in Critical Behavior of Non-Ideal Systems, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527623983.ch6

Author Information

  1. Department of Physics, Baltic State Technical University, St. Petersburg, Russia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 JAN 2009
  2. Published Print: 23 JUL 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527406586

Online ISBN: 9783527623983



  • critical opalescence;
  • theory and experiment;
  • experiments close to mixing critical point;
  • heating critical medium;
  • probe radiation


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Theory of Critical Opalescence Spectra

  • Experiments Close to the Mixing Critical Point

  • Heating of the “Critical” Medium by Probe Radiation