Optical observation of He-3 crystals at mK-temperatures.

Harme, J. P. H. and Alles, Harry and Babkin, A. and Jochemsen, Reyer and Parshin, A. Y. and Tsepelin, Viktor and Tvalashvili, G. (2000) Optical observation of He-3 crystals at mK-temperatures. Physica B: Condensed Matter, 284-28 (1). pp. 349-350. ISSN 0921-4526

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We report on our new optical setup which employs multiple-beam interferometry for measurements on He-3 crystals. Our interferometer enables us to observe the global shape of the crystal as well as the fine details of the solid/liquid interface on a scale of less than 5 mu m. Phase measurement allows accurate studies of growth and melting kinetics. We present the first images of He-3 crystals obtained with this setup.

Item Type: Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title: Physica B: Condensed Matter
Uncontrolled Keywords: /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/libraryofcongress/qc
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics
ID Code: 23544
Deposited By: Dr Richard P. Haley
Deposited On: 03 Feb 2009 11:58
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 01 Jan 2020 06:35
URI: https://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/23544

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