Joule-Thomson effect


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Joule-Thomson effect

the principle of rapid gas expansion to achieve ultracold in cryoprobes used in cryosurgery.
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The temperature of the air stream does not increase because of the Joule-Thomson effect.
The inversion temperatures--the temperature at which the Joule-Thomson effect of a gas changes sign--of two premier cryogenic gases, hydrogen and helium, are quite low.