Forma, Vol. 7 (No. 3), pp. 229-234, 1992
Original Paper

Morphology of Ice Crystals Growing in High Pressure Gas

T. Gonda1 and J. Namba2

1Division of General Education, Aichi-Gakuin University, Iwasaki, Nisshin-cho, Aichi 470-01, Japan
2Kibgaoka High School, Minami Kibgaoka, Asahi-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa 241, Japan

(Received September 28, 1992; Accepted January 12, 1993)*

Keywords: Dendritic Growth, Ice Dendrite, Vapor Growth, Growth Form, Volume Diffusion Process

Abstract. Ice crystals were grown on a rabbit hair in helium gas of 10 atm at -14 and -7°C. The size ratio (c/a) of the ice crystals growing in high pressure gas does not depend on temperature, while it slightly depends on crystal size at high supersaturation.