Apparatus for the study of Rayleigh-Benard convection in gases under pressure

de Bruyn, John R.; Bodenschatz, Eberhard; Morris, Stephen W.; Trainoff, Steven P.; Hu, Yuchou; Cannell, David S.; Ahlers, Guenter
June 1996
Review of Scientific Instruments;Jun96, Vol. 67 Issue 6, p2043
Academic Journal
Reviews the history of experimental work on Rayleigh-Benard convection in gases, and describes a modern apparatus used in experiments on gas convection. Study of patterns in a cell with an aspect ratio as large as 100; Visualization of convection patterns using the shadowgraph technique.


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