Journal of Low Temperature Physics

, Volume 46, Issue 5–6, pp 451–465 | Cite as

3He-melting-curve thermometry

  • Dennis S. Greywall
  • Paul A. Busch


Precise measurements of theP-T relation along the melting curve of3He have been made for 8≲T≲330 mK. The results are in excellent agreement with other precise data for temperatures near the extremes of this range. A best-fit relation is provided which describes the melting curve to within ±1 mbar between the superfluid A transition and the pressure minimum. Detailed descriptions of the melting curve and magnetic thermometers used for the calibration are also given.


Magnetic Material Excellent Agreement Melting Curve Precise Measurement Precise Data 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Dennis S. Greywall
    • 1
  • Paul A. Busch
    • 1
  1. 1.Bell LaboratoriesMurray Hill

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