Chapter 6. Nucleation Kinetics Near the Absolute Zero of Temperature

  1. Vladimir G. Baidakov

Published Online: 29 MAR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527610662.ch6

Explosive Boiling of Superheated Cryogenic Liquids

Explosive Boiling of Superheated Cryogenic Liquids

How to Cite

Baidakov, V. G. (2007) Nucleation Kinetics Near the Absolute Zero of Temperature, in Explosive Boiling of Superheated Cryogenic Liquids, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527610662.ch6

Author Information

  1. Institute of Thermal Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Ekaterinburg, Russian Federation

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 MAR 2007
  2. Published Print: 26 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527405756

Online ISBN: 9783527610662

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Keywords:

  • explosive boiling;
  • superheated cryogenic liquids;
  • nucleation kinetics;
  • quantum tunneling of nuclei;
  • limiting supersaturations of 4He–3He-solutions;
  • formation of quantum vortices;
  • quantum cavitation in helium;
  • phase Metastability

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Quantum Tunneling of Nuclei

  • Limiting Supersaturations of 4He–3He-Solutions

  • Formation of Quantum Vortices in Superfluid Helium

  • Quantum Nucleation Near the Boundary of Essential Instability

  • Quantum Cavitation in Helium

  • Some Other Problems of Phase Metastability