boiloff


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boiloff

The vaporization of a liquid, such as liquid oxygen or liquid hydrogen, as its temperature reaches its boiling point under conditions of exposure.
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It was experimentally demonstrated that the helium boiloff from this lead was less than the theoretical best that could be expected from a normal-metal vapor-cooled lead of the same current rating.
If the warmer end of the HTS part of the vapor-cooled lead is thermally anchored to a heat exchanger at 77 K, it is theoretically possible to reduce the helium boiloff to about 0.4 of the theoretical best for a copper lead without danger of burnup.