Calibration of the Ruby-Pressure-Scale at Low Temperatures

  • R. A. Noack
  • W. B. Holzapfel


Development and accurate calibration of the ruby manometer [1–4] led to rapid progress in diamond anvil cell high-pressure techniques [5]. Applications of the ruby manometer at low temperatures [6], however, suffered from the fact that the pressure dependence of the ruby R1 luminescence line had been calibrated accurately only at room temperature [4], and the same physical reasons which are responsible for the temperature dependence of the R lines at normal pressure could also lead to a Variation in the pressure dependence of these lines with temperature.


Pressure Vessel Pressure Dependence Solid Helium Luminescence Line Sapphire Window 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. A. Noack
    • 1
  • W. B. Holzapfel
    • 1
  1. 1.Max-Planck-Institut für FestkörperforschungStuttgartW. Germany

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