Experimental determination of the thermal diffusivity of molten alkali halides by the forced Rayleigh scattering method. III. molten NaI, KI, RbI, and CsI

N. Nakazawa, Y. Nagasaka, A. Nagashima

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Abstract

This paper is an addendum to two previous papers which contained data on the thermal diffusivity of molten alkali metal chlorides and bromides. The present salts are alkali metal iodides: NaI, KI, RbI, and CsI. The measurements were performed utilizing the forced Rayleigh scattering method at temperatures up to 1234 K. The accuracy of the reported data is estimated to be ±5 to ±10%. It is again found that our data show one of the smallest values and weakly negative temperature dependencies.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)763-772
Number of pages10
JournalInternational Journal of Thermophysics
Volume13
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1992 Sep 1

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Keywords

  • alkali halides
  • forced Rayleigh scattering method
  • molten salts
  • thermal conductivity
  • thermal diffusivity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Condensed Matter Physics

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