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    • Keywords


      Relaxation calorimeter; specific heat; low temperature

    • Abstract


      We describe an automated calorimeter for measurement of specific heat in the temperature range 10 K>T>0.5 K. It uses sample of moderate size (100–1000 mg), has a moderate precision and accuracy (2%–5%), is easy to operate and the measurements can be done quickly with He4 economy. The accuracy of this calorimeter was checked by measurement of specific heat of copper and that of aluminium near its superconducting transition temperature.

    • Author Affiliations


      S Banerjee1 M W J Prins1 K P Rajeev1 A K Raychaudhuri1

      1. Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore - 560 012, India
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  • Pramana – Journal of Physics | News

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