Measurements of the mechanical Q of single-crystal silicon at low temperatures

Measurements of the mechanical quality factor Q in a single crystal of silicon vs. temperature have been made. A value of 2 × 109 has been measured at T = 3.5K.

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McGuigan, D.F., Lam, C.C., Gram, R.Q. et al. Measurements of the mechanical Q of single-crystal silicon at low temperatures. J Low Temp Phys 30, 621–629 (1978). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00116202

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Keywords

  • Silicon
  • Magnetic Material
  • Quality Factor
  • Mechanical Quality
  • Mechanical Quality Factor