Temperature Distribution in Liquid and Vapor Phases of Helium in Cylindrical Dewars

  • R. T. Swim
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Cryogenic Engineering book series (ACRE, volume 5)

Abstract

The temperature variation in the liquid and vapor phases of helium contained in a dewar vessel has been measured along the axis and side of the dewar. Such information is helpful in the evaluation of data in cryogenic experiments in which a significant portion of the apparatus lies in a temperature gradient. The work described below was prompted by this consideration. However, the unexpected nature of the temperature variation led to a more detailed investigation.

Keywords

Hydrostatic Pressure Liquid Temperature Liquid Surface Vapor Temperature Measured Vapor Pressure 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1960

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. T. Swim
    • 1
  1. 1.U. S. Naval Research LaboratoryUSA

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