Journal of Low Temperature Physics

, Volume 32, Issue 1–2, pp 173–183 | Cite as

Vacancy bandwidth in BCC 3He as determined by specific heat

  • J. H. Hetherington

The specific heat data of Greywall are analyzed and shown to imply a vacancy band of nonzero width. Certain limits on the density of the vacancy states are derived and a fit to the data is presented. Disagreement between the vacancy density measurements of Heald and Simmons and the specific heat data are confirmed.


Magnetic Material Density Measurement Heat Data Vacancy State Specific Heat Data 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. H. Hetherington
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  1. 1.Physics DepartmentMichigan State UniversityEast Lansing

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