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Diffusion of Gases through Metals

Naturevolume 134page814 (1934) | Download Citation

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THE rate of diffusion of gases through metals has been found to be approximately proportional to the square root of the gas pressure, and is generally represented by the equation. Borelius and Lindblom1 made accurate determinations of the rate of diffusion of hydrogen through various metals and found their results were more nearly represented by the empirical equation where Pt was a threshold value of pressure below which no diffusion took places.

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    Ann. Phy., 82, 201; 1927.

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    J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 45, 924; 1923.

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  1. Research Laboratories, General Electric Co., Ltd., Wembley

    • C. J. SMITHELLS
    •  & C. E. RANSLEY

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