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The following is a schematic phase diagram of a monatomic substance in the temperature-pressure plane.  
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The following is a schematic [[Phase diagrams |phase diagram]] of a monatomic substance in the [[temperature]]-[[pressure]] plane.  
It shows the vapour, fluid and liquid phases, as well as the crystalline solid phase.
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It shows the vapour and liquid phases, as well as the crystalline solid phase.
The [[critical points |critical point]] is highlighted by a red spot, and the green spots represent the  
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The [[critical points |critical point]] is highlighted by a red spot, and the green spot represents the  
[[triple point]]. This is not meant to say that all substances are necessarily green at their triple point,
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[[triple point]].
however (this being the case occasionally).
 
 
 
 
[[Image:press_temp.png|center|450px]]
 
[[Image:press_temp.png|center|450px]]
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
 
*[[Density-temperature]]
 
*[[Density-temperature]]
 
*[[Binary phase diagrams]]
 
*[[Binary phase diagrams]]
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The following is a schematic phase diagram of a monatomic substance in the temperature-pressure plane. It shows the vapour and liquid phases, as well as the crystalline solid phase. The critical point is highlighted by a red spot, and the green spot represents the triple point.

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