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Thermal Diffusivity and Thermal Conductivity of Neodymium in the Temperature Range 293 to 1773 K


Thermal conductivity and thermal diffusivity weremeasured for the first time by the laser flash method in the temperature range of thermal diffusivity of neodymium from 293 to 1773 K, including regions of phase transitions. The results are compared with the available literature data. Reference tables for neodymium heat transfer coefficients are designed for scientific and practical use. The possibility to predict the thermal conductivity of neodymium liquid and β-phase using the Wiedemann–Franz law is shown.

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Samoshkin, D.A., Savchenko, I.V., Stankus, S.V. et al. Thermal Diffusivity and Thermal Conductivity of Neodymium in the Temperature Range 293 to 1773 K. J. Engin. Thermophys. 27, 399–404 (2018).

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