Liquid Flow Rates of Superfluid Helium II During Thermomechanical Pumping Through Porous Media

  • T. H. K. Frederking
  • A. Elsner
  • G. Klipping
Part of the Advances in Cryogenic Engineering book series (ACRE, volume 18)


Porous media are used in low-temperature systems for heat exchangers [12], flow control [34], and thermomechanical devices, such as superleaks [5]. In conjunction with an applied temperature gradient the porous medium serves as a thermomechanical pump.


Porous Medium Liquid Flow Rate Superfluid Helium Porous Medium Flow Klinkenberg Effect 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. H. K. Frederking
    • 1
  • A. Elsner
    • 2
  • G. Klipping
    • 3
  1. 1.University of California at Los AngelesLos AngelesUSA
  2. 2.Max-Planck-Institut für PlasmaphysikGarchingGermany
  3. 3.Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-GesellschaftBerlinGermany

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