Experimental Techniques in Low-Temperature Physics: Fourth Edition

Paperback | February 1, 2002

byGuy White, Philip Meeson

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Like for its three predecessors, the purpose of this fourth edition is chiefly to help physicists, physical chemists, materials scientists, metallurgists, engineers, and biologists to carry out investigations at low temperatures. This new edition takes into account the major changes incryogenic technology over the past twenty years. These changes include areas of temperature measurement and control, superconducting magnets, cryocoolers, ultra-low temperatures, technical data on materials, commercially available cryostats for optical, x-ray, thermal and electrical measurements.Less emphasis is now placed on methods of constructing cryostats in the laboratory and more emphasis on commercially available cryostats, temperature controllers, and closed circuit cryocoolers. The book contains comprehensive, up-to-date tables of physical property data on metals, polymers, andceramics. It will be of value to graduate students as well as to engineers and biologists facing cryogenic problems.

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Like for its three predecessors, the purpose of this fourth edition is chiefly to help physicists, physical chemists, materials scientists, metallurgists, engineers, and biologists to carry out investigations at low temperatures. This new edition takes into account the major changes incryogenic technology over the past twenty years. Th...

Dr P.J. Meeson, H.H. Wills Physics Laboratory, University of Bristol Professor G.K. White, Honorary Fellow at CSIRO National Measurement Laboratory, Sydney, and Visiting Fellow at Australian National University, Canberra.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:292 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.6 inPublished:February 1, 2002Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198514271

ISBN - 13:9780198514275

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Contents List - Page 1Preface1. The historical and scientific perspective2. Production of temperatures to 1 K3. Thermometry4. Heat transfer5. Storage and handling of liquefied gases6. Temperature control7. Cryostats for 1-300 K8. Below 0.3 K9. Magnets10.Other techniques11.Physical properties of solids12. Suppliers of cryogenic equipment13. Common symbols