Arcetri Astrophysical Observatory

logosmallarcetri Arcetri Technical Reports 1/2008

Gas heat conduction in molecular regime 

E.Giani, C.Baffa

INAF - Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri


An infrared astronomical instrument is normally build inside a dewar. To evaluate the gas component of thermal exchange for such a system, we collect here the relevant results from gas kinetic theory.

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