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An Introduction to Millikelvin Technology : Cambridge Studies in Low Temperature Physics - David S. Betts

An Introduction to Millikelvin Technology

Cambridge Studies in Low Temperature Physics

Hardcover Published: 28th April 1989
ISBN: 9780521344562
Number Of Pages: 112

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This book is a concise introduction to the experimental technicalities of low and ultralow temperature physics research. The author has made extensive use of diagrams as aids to understanding, and refers the reader to the professional literature at appropriate points in the text. The book begins with an introduction to the thermodynamic principles of refrigeration and thermometry. It covers the properties of fluid 3He/3He mixtures and the most important practical means of achieving low temperatures, including dilution and Pomeranchuk refrigeration and adiabatic nuclear demagnetisation. The basic introduction to the subject will be of value to postgraduate students beginning research in low temperature physics, and to seasoned researchers moving into the field. It could also be used by advanced undergraduates taking low temperature physics courses.

"...a pleasure to read, and the reader can absorb an impressive amount of information with little effort." Physics Today "I have no hesitation in recommending this book to anyone seeking an up to date introduction to the field of low temperature physics, particularly graduate students considering this area for their research project." Physics in Canada

Preface
Introduction to refrigeration and thermometry
Properties of fluid 3He 4He mixtures
Dilution refrigeration
The Pomeranchuk refrigerator
Adiabatic nuclear demagnetisation
Thermometry
References
Index
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ISBN: 9780521344562
ISBN-10: 0521344565
Series: Cambridge Studies in Low Temperature Physics : Book 1
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 112
Published: 28th April 1989
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2  x 1.1
Weight (kg): 0.34