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Journal of Low Temperature Physics

, Volume 121, Issue 5–6, pp 501–506 | Cite as

Specific Heat Measurements of 3He in 3He-4He Mixture Films

  • P.-C. Ho
  • R. B. Hallock
Article

Abstract

Preliminary data for the heat capacity of 3 He in 3 He- 4 He mixture films on a Nuclepore substrate are reported over the temperature range 90≤T≤165 mK, for 3 He coverages between 0.05 and 1.7 bulk-density atomic layers, and a 4 He film thickness of 4.33 bulk-density atomic layers. In this two-dimensional Fermi liquid system, a step structure appears in the specific heat as a function of 3 He coverage, similar to the step previously observed in the magnetization.

Keywords

Heat Capacity Film Thickness Magnetic Material Preliminary Data Atomic Layer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P.-C. Ho
    • 1
  • R. B. Hallock
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory for Low Temperature Physics, Department of PhysicsUniversity of MassachusettsAmherstUSA

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