Thermal Conductivity of Solid H2O and D2O at Low Temperatures

  • J. W. Dean
  • K. D. Timmerhaus
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Cryogenic Engineering book series (ACRE, volume 8)


The Solid State Science Division of the Argonne National Laboratory and the Reactor Group of the National Bureau of Standards are currently planning a low-energy neutron beam Installation for use in the study of thermal neutron Inelastic scattering from solids and liquids. Such a beam can be generated by placing a low-temperature moderator in the proximity of a nuclear reactor core and allowing thermal neutrons to inelastically scatter In the cold moderating medium. The resultant cold neutrons diffuse from the moderator and are used to form the low-energy neutron beam.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. W. Dean
    • 1
  • K. D. Timmerhaus
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.CEL National Bureau of StandardsBoulderUSA
  2. 2.University of ColoradoUSA

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