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Viscosity and density of two alkali metal mixtures



Robert F. Berg, Michael R. Moldover, Savely Rabinovich, Alexander Voronel


We have measured the density and viscosity of a K-Cs binary mixture and a Na-K-Cs ternary mixture from their crystallisation points (234 K and 199 K respectively) to 300 K. Extrapolations of the fluidity data indicate that the effective glass temperatures are only 39 K and 12 K below the minimum melting and eutectic temperatures for the binary and ternary mixtures, respectively. The extrapolated liquid densities at these temperatures agree well with predictions based on hard-sphere models.
Journal of Physics F-Metal Physics


Berg, R. , Moldover, M. , Rabinovich, S. and Voronel, A. (1987), Viscosity and density of two alkali metal mixtures, Journal of Physics F-Metal Physics (Accessed April 22, 2024)
Created September 1, 1987, Updated February 17, 2017