International Journal of Thermophysics

, Volume 9, Issue 6, pp 1081-1090

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Heat capacities and latent heats of LiNO3, NaNO3, and KNO3

  • Y. TakahashiAffiliated withElectrotechnical Laboratory
  • , R. SakamotoAffiliated withElectrotechnical Laboratory
  • , M. KamimotoAffiliated withElectrotechnical Laboratory

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Enthalpies of fusion and transition together with heat capacities in both solid and liquid phases have been measured on LiNO3, NaNO3, and KNO3 with a high accuracy by differential scanning calorimetry (DSC). Polynomial expressions of heat capacities are given.

Key words

differential scanning calorimetry enthalpy of fusion enthalpy of transition heat capacity KNO3 LiNO3 NaNO3