Lecture: Low Temperature Physics - Details
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General information

Course name Lecture: Low Temperature Physics
Semester WS 2020/21
Current number of participants 12
expected number of participants 15
Home institute Lehrstuhl für Experimentalphysik VI
Courses type Lecture in category Teaching
First date Thu., 05.11.2020 10:00 - 11:30
Online/Digitale Veranstaltung Veranstaltung wird online/digital abgehalten.
Hauptunterrichtssprache englisch

Course location / Course dates

n.a. Thursday: 10:00 - 11:30, weekly
Thursday: 14:00 - 14:45, weekly

Module assignments


Outline of the lecture:
• Introduction (Temperature scale, History of low temperature Physics)
• Properties of matter at low temperatures (Specific heat, thermal expansion, electrical resistance, thermal conductivity)
• Cryoliquids and superfluidity (Nitrogen, hydrogen, 4-He and 3-He: phase diagrams, superfluidity)
• Cryogenic Engineering (Liquefaction of gases, helium cryostats, dilution refrigerator, adiabatic demagnetization, further techniques)
• Thermometry (Primary and secondary thermometers at different temperature Regimes)
• Quantum Matter (Quantum Transport, Quantum phase transitions, Quantum spin liquids)