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Journal of Research Volume 78A

Journal of Research of NBS, Section A: Physics and Chemistry

The Journal of Research of NIST and its predecessors report NIST research and development in metrology and related fields of: physical science, engineering, applied mathematics, statistics, biotechnology, information technology.

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Volume 78A

ISSN: 0022-4332

Issue 1

Issue 2

Issue 3

Issue 4

Issue 5

Issue 6

Issue 1 January 1974

Thermophysical measurements on iron above 1500 K using a transient (subsecond) technique, p. 1
Cezairliyan, Ared; McClure, J.L.

Measurement of melting point, normal spectral emittance (at melting point) and electrical resistivity (near melting point) of some refractory alloys, p. 5
Cezairliyan, Ared

Comparative density measurements for solid specimens weighing a few milligrams, p. 9
Franklin, A.D.; Donaldson, J.R.

A density scale based on solid objects, p. 13
Bowman, Horace A.; Schoonover, Randall M.; Carroll, C.L.

Geometrical considerations in the measurement of the volume of an approximate sphere, p. 41
Johnson, Daniel P.

Note on diffusion of vapor into flowing gas, p. 49
Johnson, Daniel P.

Theoretical analysis of miscibility gaps in the alkali-borates, p. 53
Macedo, Pedro B.; Simmons, Joseph H.

Issue 2 March 1974

The formation of curved polymer crystals: Polyoxymethylene, p. 95
Khoury, F.; Barnes, J.D.

Solid-phase behavior of several long-chain n-paraffins, esters, and a ketone, p. 129
Sullivan, Peter K.

Simultaneous measurements of heat capacity, electrical resistivity, and hemispherical total emittance by a pulse heating technique: Vanadium, 1500 to 2100 K, p. 143
Cezairliyan, A.; Righini, F.; McClure, J.L.

The shape of idealized grain boundaries, p. 149
Coriell, S.R.

Reactions of fluorocarbon ions in C2F6. Implications for the radiolysis, p. 151
Sieck, L.W.; Gorden, R.; Ausloos, P.

A simple technique for the generation of dilute mixtures of pollutant gases, p. 157
Tsang, W.

Energy levels and classified lines in the second spectrum of thorium (Th II), p. 163
Zalubas, Romuald; Corliss, Charles H.

Proposed secondary wavelength standards and line classifications in thorium spectra between 0.9 and 3 µm, p. 247
Giacchetti, A.; Blaise, J.; Corliss, C.H.; Zalubas, R.

Issue 3 May 1974

Photoionization of CO2-CO-O2 mixtures. Formation and reactions of ion clusters, p. 315
Sieck, L.W.; Gorden, R.

Analysis of low temperature viscosity data for three NBS standard glasses, p. 323
Napolitano, A.; Simmons, J.H.; Blackburn, D.H.; Chidester, R.E.

PVT relationships for liquid and glassy poly(vinyl acetate), p. 331
McKinney, John E.; Goldstein Martin

Correction and extension of van der Poel's method for calculating the shear modulus of a particulate composite, p. 355
Smith, Jack C.

The formation of curved polymer crystals: Polychlorotrifluoroethylene, p. 363
Barnes, J.D.; Khoury, F.

Enthalpy of formation of phosphorus pentachloride; derivation of the enthalpy of formation of aqueous orthophosphoric acid, p. 375
Schumm, R.H.; Prosen, E.J.; Wagman, D.D.

Heat capacities of polyethylene from 2 to 360 K. II. Two high density linear polyethylene samples and thermodynamic properties of crystalline linear polyethylene, p. 387
Chang, S.S.

The specific heats, Cσ, and Cv, of compressed and liquefied methane, p. 401
Younglove, B.A.

An improved procedure for synthesis of DL-4-hydroxy-3-methoxymandelic acid (DL-"vanillyl"-mandelic acid, VMA), p. 411
Fatiadi, Alexander J.; Schaffer, Robert

Single particle motions in liquids: Qualitative features of memory functions, p. 413
Mountain, Raymond D.

The infrared spectra of matrix isolated uranium oxide species, p. 421
Abramowitz, S.; Acquista, N.

Issue 4 July 1974

The glass transition temperature of monodispersed polystyrenes and their binary mixtures, p. 447
Wall, Leo A.; Roestamsjah; Aldridge, Mary H.

A method of measuring the solubilities of hydrocarbons in aqueous solutions, p. 453
Brown, Robert L.; Wasik, Stanley P.

Theoretical and experimental Compton scattering cross sections at 1.12 MeV in the case of strongly bound K-shell electrons, p. 461
Prasad, P.N.B.; Kane, P.P.

Standardization of 60Co and 137Cs gamma-ray beams in terms of exposure, p. 465
Loftus, T.P.; Weaver, J.T.

Investigation of freezing temperatures of National Bureau of Standards aluminum standards, p. 477
Furukawa, George T.

Prediction of the viscosities of "soda-lime" silica glasses, p. 497
Lyon, Kenneth C.

The system NaCl-AlCl3, p. 505
Levin, Ernest M.; Kinney, J.F.; Wells, R.D.; Benedict, J.T.

Simultaneous measurements of heat capacity, electrical resistivity and hemispherical total emittance by a pulse heating technique: zirconium, 1500 to 2100 K, p. 509
Cezairliyan, A.; Righini, F.

Measured enthalpy and derived thermodynamic properties of crystalline and liquid potassium chloride, KCl, from 273 to 1174 K, p. 515
Douglas, Thomas B.; Harman, Ann W.

Issue 5 September 1974

Spectrum of doubly ionized praseodymium from 2107 Ȧ to 10716 Ȧ, p. 555
Sugar, Jack

A heat-loss-compensated calorimeter: theory, design, and performance, p. 595
Domen, Steve R.; Lamperti, Paul J.

The enthalpies of combustion and formation of linear polyethylene, p. 611
Splitsto, Paul L.; Johnson, Walter H.

High pressure measurements of density, velocity of sound, and bulk moduli of pentane and 2-methylbutane and their mixtures, p. 617
Houck, James C.

Long-time creep in a pure-gum rubber vulcanizate: influence of humidity and atmospheric oxygen, p. 623
Wood, Lawrence A.; Bullman, George W.; Roth, Frank L.

Adaptation of a high-accuracy spectrophotometer for ultraviolet work, p. 631
Mielenz, K.D.; Mavrodineanu, R.; Cehelnik, E.D.

Issue 6 November 1974

Solubility of β-Ca3(PO4)2 in the system Ca(OH)2-H3PO4-H2O at 5, 15, 25, and 37 °C, p. 667
Gregory, T.M.; Moreno, E.C.; Patel, J.M.; Brown, W.E.

Solubility of CaHPO4 ⋅ 2H2O in the quaternary system Ca(OH)2-H3PO4-NaCl-H2O at 25 °C, p. 675
Patel, P.R.; Gregory, T.M.; Brown, W.E.

The enthalpies of combustion and formation of mono-chlorobenzoic acids, p. 683
Johnson, Walter H.; Prosen, Edward J.

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