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Relation Between Fountain Pressure and Heat Current in Helium II

Nature volume 162, pages 6768 (10 July 1948) | Download Citation

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Allen and Reekie1 directed attention to the fact that the fountain-pressure difference ΔP at the ends of a narrow slit or capillary produced by a temperature difference is, in the absence of mass flow, exactly proportional to the heat current W appearing simultaneously with the fountain pressure.

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  1. Institute for the Study of Metals, University of Chicago. May 19.

    • LOTHAR MEYER
    •  & WILLIAM BAND

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