J. Phys. IV France 10 (2000) Pr7-151-Pr7-155
Heat capacity study on the melting of Ar in nanoporesD. Wallacher and K. Knorr
Technische Physik, Universität des Saarlandes, 66041 Saarbrücken, Germany
Ar has been condensed from the vapor into Vycor glass with a mean pore diameter of 100 Å. The heat capacity of the melting region has been investigated as function of the pore filling by employing the quasi-adiabatic technique. The noncritical specific heat and the entropy of fusion are identical to the bulk state after correcting for a dead layer of adsorbate on the pore walls, which amounts to about 25% of the pore volume.
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