, Volume 31, Issue 4, pp L337–L341 | Cite as

Observations of temperature jumps in liquid-vapour phase change

  • P N Shankar
  • M D Deshpande
Rapid Communications


We have experimentally observed large temperature jumps at the interfaces during liquid-vapour phase change between plane surfaces. This settles an issue that has been controversial for the past few decades.


Liquid-vapour phase change temperature jumps temperature measurements 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • P N Shankar
    • 1
  • M D Deshpande
    • 1
  1. 1.Fluid Mechanics DivisionNational Aeronautical LaboratoryBangaloreIndia

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