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Experimental Techniques for Low-Temperature Measurements



John (Jack) W. Ekin


This textbook is written for the experimentalist starting in the laboratory -- beginning graduate students, industry measurement engineers, and materials scientists interested in learning how to design successful low-temperature (1 K to 300 K) measurement systems, with special emphasis on superconductor critical-current measurements. The appendices are written for experts in the field of cryogenic measurements, who want to save time by having collected in one place information needed to design measurement apparatus, including: electrical, thermal, magnetic, mechanical, and vacuum properties of technical materials for cryostat construction, as well as data on cryogenic liquids and thermometry.
Experimental Techniques for Low Temperature Measurements
Publisher Info
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK


contacts, critical current, cryogenic properties of solids, cryogens, cryostat, heat transfer, measurements apparatus, measurements cryostat, transport measurements


W., J. (2006), Experimental Techniques for Low-Temperature Measurements, Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK (Accessed May 25, 2024)


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Created October 1, 2006, Updated February 19, 2017