Solid Helium Three

Hardcover | April 30, 1999

byE. R. Dobbs

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One of the hottest topics in low temperature physics during the last two decades has been the revelation of the astonishing properties of crystals of the rare isotope of helium, helium three. This book provides the first complete account of these properties. In it, experimental measurementsare described and the development of their interpretation is discussed. This book provides an introduction to the extensive literature, particularly that published since 1980, for research staff and students in physics and physical chemistry with an interest in current developments in condensed matter.The contents includes quantum crystal, paramagnetism, ferromagnetism, and crystal shapes and defects.

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One of the hottest topics in low temperature physics during the last two decades has been the revelation of the astonishing properties of crystals of the rare isotope of helium, helium three. This book provides the first complete account of these properties. In it, experimental measurementsare described and the development of their i...

E. R. Dobbs, Emeritus Professor of Physics, University of London, and Visiting Professor of Physics, University of Sussex.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:196 pagesPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0198513828

ISBN - 13:9780198513827

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. Quantum crystals3. Lattice diagrams4. Paramagnetism5. Antiferromagnetism in the b.c.c. phase6. Ferromagnetism in the h.c.p. phase7. Crystal shapes and defects8. Low-dimensional structuresAuthor indexsubject index

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`This book is an important extension of earlier publications on the topic involving extremely low temperatures. This work provides the first complete account of the astonishing properties of the crystals of solid helium three ... will be found to be very useful and suitable for research staffand students in physics and physical chemistry with an interest in current developments in this field.'W Steckelmacher, University of Sussex, Vacuum/volume 46/number 1/1995