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Superfluid Helium Flow in Porous Media

Allain, Hervé and Quintard, Michel and Soulaine, Cyprien and Prat, Marc and Baudouy, Bertrand and Van Weelderen, Rob Superfluid Helium Flow in Porous Media. (2013) In: 5th International Conference on Porous Media & Annual Meeting , 21-24 May 2013, Prague, Czech Republic .

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Abstract

Superfluid helium is primarily used in the field of applied superconductivity. Given the complexity of the magnet geometry and the scales involved, a real 3D simulation of heat transfer in such devices at the micro-channel scale is very difficult, even impossible. However, the repeatability or even periodicity of the structure suggests the possibility of a macro-scale description following a porous medium approach. Which macro-scale model may be used? This largely remains an open field while some answers have been proposed based on experimental or theoretical work.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Keynote)
Audience (conference):International conference proceedings
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Institution:French research institutions > Commissariat à l'Energie Atomique et aux énergies alternatives - CEA (FRANCE)
French research institutions > Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - CNRS (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse - Toulouse INP (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Université Toulouse III - Paul Sabatier - UT3 (FRANCE)
Other partners > Organisation Européenne pour la Recherche Nucléaire - CERN (SWITZERLAND)
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