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Progress on Cryogenic Thermocouples

  • L. L. Sparks
  • R. L. Powell
  • W. J. Hall
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Cryogenic Engineering book series (ACRE, volume 14)

Abstract

The rapid expansion of low-temperature technology in the last 20 years has created a need for standardized thermocouple calibration tables in the cryogenic temperature range. With the cooperation of ASTM and thermocouple manufacturers throughout the country, an experimental program has been completed recently that will allow establishment of acceptable standard tables for the materials commonly used at low temperatures. These results will be joined smoothly to the existing high-temperature standards at the ice point. This will provide one continuous calibration for each thermocouple, type over its entire temperature range of usefulness.

Keywords

Liquid Hydrogen Copper Block Thermal Voltage Calibration Table Variable Junction 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1969

Authors and Affiliations

  • L. L. Sparks
    • 1
  • R. L. Powell
    • 1
  • W. J. Hall
    • 1
  1. 1.NBS Institute for Basic StandardsBoulderUSA

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