Kapitza Resistance: Angular Phonon Distribution in the Solid

  • H. Kinder
  • K. H. Wichert
  • C. Höß
Part of the Springer Series in Solid-State Sciences book series (SSSOL, volume 112)


More than fifty years after its discovery, the Kapitza resistance is still under debate. New information can be obtained from experiments with angular resolution of the phonons emitted into the solid.


Phonon Scattering Mass Defect Heater Film Kapitza Resistance Helium Film 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Kinder
    • 1
  • K. H. Wichert
    • 1
  • C. Höß
    • 1
  1. 1.Physik Department E10Technische Universität MünchenGarchingFed. Rep. of Germany

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