Recent results on thermophysical data of liquid niobium and tantalum

Ralph Gallob*, Helmut Jäger, Gernot Pottlacher

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Thermophysical data have been obtained by the method of resistive microsecond pulse heating of wire-shaped samples, which are part of a fast RCL discharge circuit. Measurements were performed up to temperatures above the normal boiling point of the specimen. The experimental setup allows heating rates of greater than 10**9 K s** minus **1. Thermophysical data such as heat of fusion, specific heat, and the mutual dependences between electric resistivity, enthalpy, volume expansion, and temperature are reported.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)207-213
Number of pages7
JournalHigh Temperatures, High Pressures
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1984

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Fluid Flow and Transfer Processes
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Computational Mechanics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Materials Science (miscellaneous)

Fields of Expertise

  • Advanced Materials Science


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