Anomalous Thermal Expansion of Carbon Disulphide at Low Temperatures


APPLYING the method of Kamerlingh Onnes and I. A. D. Boks1 and using special quartz apparatus, I have determined the value of the ratio vt /vo for carbon disulphide in the domain of temperatures from + 20° to –112° C., giving particular attention to the vicinity of –80°, because at temperatures lower than that the carbon disulphide becomes muddy, small quantities of sulphur floating in the liquid.

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    Onnes, Kamerlingh, and Boks, I. A. D., Comm. Leiden 170

  2. 2

    Isnardi, H., Z. Phys., 9, 153 (1922).

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MAZUR, J. Anomalous Thermal Expansion of Carbon Disulphide at Low Temperatures. Nature 144, 328–329 (1939).

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