Issue Date: February 12, 2018 | Web Date: February 14, 2018

Chemistry in Pictures: Watching the heat wave

Department: Science & Technology
Keywords: Chempics, heat, Beauty of Science, thermal
Credit: Yan Liang/Beauty of Science

The neutralization reaction between an acid and a base usually releases heat. With the help of a high-resolution thermal imaging technique, the team at Beauty of Science captured the dynamic “heat wave” generated when droplets of a hydrochloride acid solution and a sodium hydroxide solution merged with one another. To see the full video and more demonstrations using thermal cameras, visit www.envisioningchemistry.com/getting-hot

Credit: Yan Liang

This video is reproduced with permission from Beauty of Science (www.beautyofscience.com).

Do science. Take pictures. Win Money. Enter our photo contest here.

Related C&EN Content:

 
Chemical & Engineering News
ISSN 0009-2347
Copyright © American Chemical Society

Leave A Comment

*Required to comment