Journal of engineering physics

, Volume 38, Issue 4, pp 408–411 | Cite as

Spontaneous nucleation frequency in superheated liquid xenon and krypton

  • A. M. Kaverin
  • V. G. Baidakov
  • V. P. Skripov


An experimental study is made of spontaneous boiling up in superheated liquid xenon and krypton. Results are compared with calculations using the Volmer-Zel'dovich-Frenkel homogeneous nucleation theory.


Experimental Study Statistical Physic Xenon Krypton Homogeneous Nucleation 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. M. Kaverin
    • 1
  • V. G. Baidakov
    • 1
  • V. P. Skripov
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Physicotechnical Energetics Problems, Ural Scientific CenterAcademy of Sciences of the USSRSverdlovsk

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