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Dec 15, 2013 ... Antifreeze proteins are characterized by their ability to control the size and shape of ice crystals. Typically secreted, these proteins control ...


May 19, 2017 ... Water molecules arranged in hexagonal shape grow into six-sided snowflakes due to kinetic control.


Large, single ice crystals containing no air bubbles and free of both small-angle grain ... ~luch of the ice slab that forms can be a crystal with its c axis accura tely.


Dec 9, 2014 ... investigate the temperature dependence of ice crystal number density. ... the mechanisms by which ice crystals form on pre-existing.


Different types of snow ice single crystals that grow in air at atmospheric pressure as a function of temperature and water vapor super- from publication: Ice ...


Nov 20, 2014 ... Snow and ice crystals form in a variety of ways, resulting in a huge diversity of individual crystal types and shapes. A fascinating aspect of how ...


Feb 25, 2014 ... In this way, the shape of just one arm of a snowflake is determined by the atmospheric conditions experience by the ice crystals as they fall to ...


Jan 8, 2014 ... These beautiful ice crystals seem to grow out of plants, logs, and the ground. What are hair ice and frost flowers, and how do they form in nature?


At the origin of the perfect crystal: water crystallizes with a six-fold symmetry that can be seen in every snowflake. This structure already forms in water clusters ...