Journal of engineering physics

, Volume 47, Issue 3, pp 1056–1060 | Cite as

Mechanism for boiling of a liquid in heat pipe wicks

  • Yu. K. Gontarev
  • Yu. V. Navruzov
  • V. F. Prisnyakov
  • V. N. Serebryanskii
Article

Abstract

The authors describe a hypothesis that vapor-generating centers arise in the wicks of low-temperature heat pipes and a mechanism for activating these.

Keywords

Statistical Physic Heat Pipe Heat Pipe Wick 

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yu. K. Gontarev
    • 1
  • Yu. V. Navruzov
    • 1
  • V. F. Prisnyakov
    • 1
  • V. N. Serebryanskii
    • 1
  1. 1.Dnepropetrovsk State UniversityUSSR

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