Skip to Main Content
| Create Account
| Sign In
IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards,
eBooks, and eLearning courses.
Learn more about:
IEEE Xplore subscriptions
Your organization might have access to this article on the publisher's site. To check,
click on this link:http://dx.doi.org/+10.1063/1.365436
Measurements of the thermal conductivity and specific heat of commercial 99.95% purity annealed polycrystalline molybdenum in the temperature range of 0.1–1 K are reported. These thermal data and other published data on molybdenum and aluminum–magnesium alloys are used to calculate and compare cool-down and steady state thermal response of 1 kHz ultracryogenic resonant-mass gravitational wave detectors made of these materials. At temperatures below 100 mK, the Mo is shown to be far superior to the 5056 Al–Mg alloy with regard to temperature homogeneity in the resonant mass at the expected levels of residual heat leak. © 1997 American Institute of Physics.
Journal of Applied Physics
Date of Publication:
A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2013 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.