Helium is the second most abundant element in our universe and it has the capability to be compressed to very high pressure. Due to its great compression potential, Helium has been used for a wide range of applications including as a power generator, as a cooling agent and as an inert gas for cooling equipment. Many people are looking forward to the development of new and improved technologies that will help them achieve their energy demands and Helium 10 is one such technology.
Helium 10 is a rare metal that is very dense, which makes it very difficult to process and produce as a fuel. The production of Helium has to go through many processes before it is successfully used as a fuel source. There are three stages that need to be followed in the process of helium production.
The first stage of helium production is called crystallization. This is a phase where the crystal structure of the helium is changed into hexagonal structures called crystallites. In this stage, helium molecules move from liquid form to a solid form. It takes a number of years before the crystal structure of Helium changes into hexagonal structure. The crystals are formed into small blocks called hexagon that are stacked up in a row.
As hexagon crystals are stacked up in this way, the formation of a structure called hexagonal crystal is completed. The hexagonal crystal is similar to the structure of diamond. It forms a lattice structure and is similar to the structure of graphite.
The second stage of the helium production is referred to as crystallization of hexagon. In this phase, the crystal structure of helium is altered so that Helium atoms are arranged in hexagonal structures again. As hexagonal structure of Helium atoms is formed, more Helium atoms are able to be converted into neutrons.
As the neutrons are converted to Neutrons, Helium atoms are no longer capable of being converted to neutrons. In this process, a series of neutrons is produced which is known as helium nuclei. It takes a period of time for the number of helium nuclei to increase.
The third stage of helium production refers to the reaction between helium and nitrogen or oxygen to form pure Helium gas. This process is known as condensation.
The final stage of this process is referred to as high pressure conditioning. in which pure Helium is extracted from the hexagonal crystal structure and is stored in a tank under high pressure. High pressure is needed in order to reduce the impurities in pure helium and to improve its quality.
After purification, pure helium is separated from impurities. The impurities are extracted and kept in dry and flammable glass containers. After the pure Helium gas has been extracted from the hexagonal crystal structure, the Helium is stored in tanks and stored at low temperature for safekeeping.
Helium is a highly reactive gas. It reacts with other chemicals and metals and it forms molecules with different atomic configurations.
The pure helium gas will start acting like a solid after some time. This process is known as molecular diffusion. The molecules of pure Helium will start forming in the form of clusters. These clusters start settling around the Helium atoms forming tiny bubbles called bubbles which start to dissolve in the liquid.
Once pure Helium gas starts to dissolve, it will turn into gas form. Once the liquid is cooled down, it will become a liquid again. The pure gas will then continue the process by becoming a liquid again.
The process of purification is called compression. This process helps to increase the concentration of pure gas. As a result, the amount of pure gas will be reduced and this decrease in the amount of pure gas is known as compression.