Matter and Methods at Low Temperatures
From Book News, Inc. A textbook for graduate students going into experimental condensed matter physics at low temperature. Explains how to perform experiments at low temperatures, and summarizes the basic low-temperature properties of liquid and solid matter. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.
Kurzbeschreibung This textbook contains a wealth of information essential for successful experiments at low temperatures. The first chapters describe the low-temperature properties of liquid and solid matter, including liquid helium. The major part of the book is devoted to refrigeration techniques and the physics on which they rely, the definition of temperature, thermometry, and a variety of design and construction techniques. The lively style and practical basis of this text make it easy to read and...