Measurement Techniques

, Volume 54, Issue 7, pp 794–800 | Cite as

The effect of the conditions under which the solid phase is formed at the initial stage of the solidification process on the result of a measurement of the temperature of ITS-90 fixed points

  • A. G. Ivanova
  • M. Yu. Abasov
  • S. F. Gerasimov
  • A. I. Pokhodun
Thermal Measurements

The effect of the rate of crystallization in the initiation of the liquid–solid inner interface on the results of a measurement of the solidification temperature of the ITS-90 fixed points is investigated. It is shown that a redistribution of the impurity at a different rate of crystallization may lead to a considerable deviation of the measured solidification temperature from the liquidus temperature.


fixed point phase transition crystallization 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. G. Ivanova
    • 1
  • M. Yu. Abasov
    • 1
  • S. F. Gerasimov
    • 1
  • A. I. Pokhodun
    • 1
  1. 1.Mendeleev All-Russia Research Institute of Metrology (VNIIM)St. PetersburgRussia

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