Phase transitions

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A phase transition occurs at points on the phase diagram where the Helmholtz energy function is a singular function of the thermodynamic variables within it [1]. The following is (an incomplete) list of phase transitions. The change from one state to another is usually monitored by some sort of order parameter.

Other transitions

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