Experimental Techniques for Low-temperature Measurements

Experimental Techniques for Low-temperature Measurements

Cryostat Design, Material Properties, and Superconductor Critical-current Testing

eBook - 2006
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This book presents a highly integrated, step-by-step approach to the design and construction of low-temperature measurement apparatus. It is effectively two books in one: A textbook on cryostat design techniques and an appendix data handbook that provides materials-property data for carryingout that design. The main text encompasses a wide range of information, written for specialists, without leaving beginning students behind. After summarizing cooling methods, Part I provides core information in an accessible style on techniques for cryostat design and fabrication - includingheat-transfer design, selection of materials, construction, wiring, and thermometry, accompanied by many graphs, data, and clear examples. Part II gives a practical user's perspective of sample mounting techniques and contact technology. Part III applies the information from Parts I and II to themeasurement and analysis of superconductor critical currents, including in-depth measurement techniques and the latest developments in data analysis and scaling theory. The appendix is a ready reference handbook for cryostat design, encompassing seventy tables compiled from the contributions ofexperts and over fifty years of literature.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
ISBN: 9780198570547
0198570546
Branch Call Number: ELECTRONIC BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxviii, 673 p.) : ill.
Additional Contributors: ebrary, Inc
Call Number: ELECTRONIC BOOK

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