Measurements of Axial Heat Transport in Helium II with Forced Convection

  • W. W. Johnson
  • M. C. Jones
Part of the Advances in Cryogenic Engineering book series (ACRE, volume 23)


Although it is well known for its excellent heat transfer qualities, there are definite limitations on the maximum amount of heat that can be transported through helium II. This paper presents the results of an experiment which strongly suggest that forced convection of the fluid (under appropriate circumstances) will be capable of surpassing those limits by some sizable factor. A complete account of the experimental methods and other details is to be published elsewhere [1].


Heat Flux Heat Transport Force Convection Flow Tube Cool Channel 
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© Plenum Press · New York and London 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. W. Johnson
    • 1
  • M. C. Jones
    • 1
  1. 1.National Bureau of StandardsBoulderUSA

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