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dc.contributor.author Bilbao, Luis Ernesto
dc.contributor.author Rodríguez Prieto, Gonzalo
dc.date.available 2018-08-30T14:16:55Z
dc.date.issued 2017-08
dc.identifier.citation Bilbao, Luis Ernesto; Rodríguez Prieto, Gonzalo; Neutral Copper Gas Resistivity Measurements by Means of an Exploding Wire in Air; MDPI AG; Applied Sciences; 7; 8; 8-2017; 1-12
dc.identifier.issn 2076-3417
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11336/57648
dc.description.abstract In this work, we present experimentally obtained limits for the values of the neutral copper gas electrical resistivity as a function of the temperature. When a current of about ≈ 103 A or larger flows through a metallic wire in a microsecond or shorter time, the wire performs a phase change from solid to plasma, through intermediate states of metallic liquid and vapor. If the wire is surrounded by a non-conductive dense medium that inhibits the circulation of current outside the wire (e.g., air at room temperature and standard pressure, as in our experiments), the electric current stops when part of the metallic wire becomes gas. This process is known as dark pause, and it has a duration that depends on the experiment parameters. By means of a suitable choice of parameters, we achieved a duration of the dark pause of ≈1 µs, which allowed us to determine the limits of the electrical resistivity of the metallic gas. The range of measured values starts from the resistivity of liquid copper at boiling temperature, and goes up to ≈0.01 (±20%) Ohm·m at the maximum measured temperature.
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher MDPI AG
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.5/ar/
dc.subject EXPLODING WIRE
dc.subject COPPER GAS RESISTIVITY
dc.subject PLASMA SIMULATIONS
dc.subject.classification Astronomía
dc.subject.classification Ciencias Físicas
dc.subject.classification CIENCIAS NATURALES Y EXACTAS
dc.title Neutral Copper Gas Resistivity Measurements by Means of an Exploding Wire in Air
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
dc.type info:ar-repo/semantics/artículo
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dc.date.updated 2018-08-28T13:35:14Z
dc.journal.volume 7
dc.journal.number 8
dc.journal.pagination 1-12
dc.journal.pais Suiza
dc.journal.ciudad Basilea
dc.description.fil Fil: Bilbao, Luis Ernesto. Universidad de Buenos Aires. Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales. Departamento de Física; Argentina
dc.description.fil Fil: Rodríguez Prieto, Gonzalo. Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha; España
dc.journal.title Applied Sciences
dc.relation.alternativeid info:eu-repo/semantics/altIdentifier/url/http://www.mdpi.com/2076-3417/7/8/829
dc.relation.alternativeid info:eu-repo/semantics/altIdentifier/doi/http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/app7080829
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