Will ultralow temperatures leave the research laboratory?

Author(s) : ULLOM J.

Type of article: Article


Cryogenic techniques are widely used in industry and medical imaging. However, cooling to temperatures near 1K and below (into the millikelvin range) remains rare. Such ultralow temperatures (ULTs) are largely confined to research laboratories where they are a powerful tool for the study of quantum-mechanical phenomena normally hidden by thermal noise. Still, ULTs are becoming increasingly common, are used on larger scales and are used in more challenging settings.

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Pages: 36-37




  • Original title: Will ultralow temperatures leave the research laboratory?
  • Record ID : 30007113
  • Languages: English
  • Subject: General information
  • Source: Cold Facts - vol. 29 - n. 1
  • Publication date: 2013
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    US government publication: not subject to copyright.


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