Hudson, Ralph P. Formerly, Bureau International des Poids et Mesures, Sèvres, France.
Last reviewed:August 2019
- Thermodynamic principles
- Limiting temperatures
- Nuclear adiabatic demagnetization
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The removal or diminution of a magnetic field applied to a magnetic substance when the latter has been thermally isolated from its surroundings. The process concerns paramagnetic substances almost exclusively, in which case a drop in temperature of the working substance is produced (magnetic cooling). See also: Paramagnetism
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