Thermal conductivity of Torlon between 4.2 and 300 K

Year: 2005

Authors: Barucci M., Olivieri E., Pasca E., Risegari L., Ventura G.

Autors Affiliation: Department of Mechanics, University of Florence, Via di Santa Marta 3, 50139, Florence, Italy; INFN, Section of Florence, Via G. Sansone 1, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino, Florence, Italy; Department of Physics, University of Florence, Via G. Sansone 1, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino, Florence, Italy

Abstract: Torlon is an organic polymer (polyamide-imide) which exhibits room temperature good mechanical and thermal properties and high chemical resistance. The thermal conductivity of Torlon 4203 was measured in the range of temperature 4.2-300 K. These data complete existing measurement in the temperature range 0.1-5 K. The thermal conductivity shows a linear behavior between 30 K and 250 K and a plateau, typical of many amorphous materials, around 7 K. (c) 2005 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

Journal/Review: CRYOGENICS (GUILDF.)

Volume: 45 (4)      Pages from: 295  to: 299

KeyWords: Amorphous materials; Chemical resistance; Organic polymers; Surface phenomena; Temperature distribution; Thermal expansion; Thermometers; Thickness measurement, Temperature range; Thermal contraction; Thermal shields; Torlon, Thermal conductivity of solids
DOI: 10.1016/j.cryogenics.2004.11.006

Citations: 22
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