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Thermal Diffusivity Measurement of Cerium in the Temperature Range of 300-1800 K


The thermal conductivity of cerium in the solid and liquid states, including the phase transition, in the temperature range of 293–1800 K was measured for the first time by the laser-pulse method with an accuracy of 2–5%. Comparison of the results with the available literature data was made. Data for the 293–400 K temperature range were obtained for the first time. Reference tables on the thermal conductivity and thermal diffusivity of cerium were developed for scientific and practical use.

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This work was supported by the Russian Science Foundation, project no. 17-79-10237.

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Savchenko, I.V., Samoshkin, D.A. & Stankus, S.V. Thermal Diffusivity Measurement of Cerium in the Temperature Range of 300-1800 K. J. Engin. Thermophys. 29, 42–48 (2020).

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