Knudsen Gauge

Measures pressure in terms of the net rate of transfer of momentum by molecules between two surface maintained at different temperatures and separated by a distance smaller than the mean free path of the gas molecule.

Also called radiometer vacuum gauge.

See also: Ionization Gauge, Manometer, McLeod Gauge, Thermal Conductivity Gauge, Vacuum Gauge.

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Subjects: Instrumentation