Print Email Facebook Twitter Local temperature measurement and Kapitza boundary resistance Title Local temperature measurement and Kapitza boundary resistance Author Maassen van den Brink, A. Dekker, H. TNO Fysisch en Elektronisch Laboratorium Publication year 1996 Abstract A calculation of the Kapitza boundary resistance between harmonic solids has been noted previously (Little, Can. J. Phys. 37 (1959) 334; Leung and Young, Phys. Rev. B 36 (1987) 4973) to lead to apparently paradoxical results in the limit of identical solids: instead of vanishing, the resistance tends to a finite limit. We resolve this paradox by calculating temperature differences in the final heat-transporting state of the system, i.e., not in the initial state of local equilibrium. For a quantum mechanical model of an interface between harmonic solids with temperature probes attached, exact calculations relate the probe temperatures to non-equilibrium energy densities. The analogy with two- and four-terminal resistance measurements in ballistic electron transport is also discussed. Subject PhysicsAcoustic wave transmissionElectron transport propertiesHeat transferInterfaces (materials)SolidsTemperature measurementBallistic electron transportHarmonic solidsKapitza boundary resistancePhonons To reference this document use: http://resolver.tudelft.nl/uuid:c2c9e9dc-331b-4893-94a8-3ee22ea46f7c DOI https://doi.org/10.1016/0921-4526(95)00843-8 TNO identifier 233275 ISSN 0921-4526 Source Physica B : Condensed Matter, 219-220 (1-4), 656-659 Document type article Files To receive the publication files, please send an e-mail request to TNO Library.