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University of California - Davis

Under Pressure: Reproducing Deep-Earth Chemistry

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Caption: Chemists want to understand chemical reactions that happen in solutions under high pressure in the Earth's crust. A new device invented at UC Davis allows chemists to make nuclear magnetic resonance measurements of chemical solutions up to pressures of 20 kiloBar.

Credit: Video by Andy Fell/UC Davis Strategic Communications.

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