Thermodynamic properties and melting of solid helium

@article{Dugdale1953ThermodynamicPA,
  title={Thermodynamic properties and melting of solid helium},
  author={Jack Stuart Dugdale and Franz Eugen Simon},
  journal={Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series A. Mathematical and Physical Sciences},
  year={1953},
  volume={218},
  pages={291 - 310}
}
  • J. Dugdale, F. Simon
  • Published 7 July 1953
  • Materials Science
  • Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series A. Mathematical and Physical Sciences
The melting properties and thermodynamic functions of solid helium have been determined at temperatures from 4 to 26° K and at pressures up to 3000 atm. The upper temperature corresponds to about five times the critical temperature of helium; it was therefore possible to measure properties of the solid state in a range which has not yet been attained for any other substance. The melting curve shows no signs of an approach to a solid-fluid critical point; in fact, the difference between the… 

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