A noncontact measurement technique for the density and thermal expansion coefficient of solid

Chung, Sang K.; Thiessen, David B.; Won-Kyu Rhim
September 1996
Review of Scientific Instruments;Sep96, Vol. 67 Issue 9, p3175
Academic Journal
Describes a noncontact measurement technique for the density and thermal expansion coefficient of solid and liquid materials. Basing of the technique on the video image processing of a levitated sample; Performance of the experiments using the high-temperature electrostatic levitator; Employment of a simple digital image analysis.


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