Journal of Low Temperature Physics

, Volume 94, Issue 1–2, pp 5–13 | Cite as

Polarising liquid3He by fractional distillation: A competitive alternative?

  • G. Vermeulen
Rapid Communications

Abstract

The method, pioneered by Nocher et al1 to produce polarised3He by fractional distillation in a saturated3He-4He mixture at s.v.p has been improved by using higher pressures. In principle, this method gives access to a non equilibrium steady-state polarisation in the concentrated as well as the dilute phase. The maximum polarisation achieved in the dilute phase at a pressure of 10 bar, a temperature of 100–150 mK and an external field of 6.6 T is nearly 20 %.

Keywords

High Pressure Fractional Distillation Magnetic Material External Field Maximum Polarisation 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Vermeulen
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre de Recherches sur les Très Basses Températures, laboratoire associé à l'Université Joseph FourierC.N.R.S.Grenoble-Cédex 9France

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