Phases of Bromine

 

Summary:  A large bulb containing bromine shows the three phases.

 

Hazards:  Toxic gas, strong oxidant. 

 

Materials: 

Large sealed bulb containing bromine vapor

Tray of dry ice

 

Procedure: 

A large bulb of bromine is placed in dry ice so that it solidifies.  As the bulb warms the bromine liquefies and bromine gas fills the bulb.

 

Discussion:  Mp = -7.2o C ; Bp = 58.8o C

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To schedule a demonstration, please send an email to the demonstration lab.

 

Contact:

Eric Camp

Lecture Demonstration Technician

Bagley Hall 171

(206) 543-1606

ericcamp@uw.edu

 

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