Bilger, H. R. and Nicolet, M.-A. (1970) A Flexible Simple Thermostat for Small Objects and the Range of 100 to 400 K. Review of Scientific Instruments, 41 (3). pp. 346-347. ISSN 0034-6748 http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20120730-121345445
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A flexible, inexpensive thermostat for the temperature range 100 to 400 K is described. Liquid nitrogen is the coolant and a gas serves as transfer medium. The temperature can be set to better than 1 K and is held there within (1/2) K by an electronic control system. The relatively small working volume of the order of 10 cm^3 allows quick changes of temperature, a desirable feature in typical semiconductor experiments.
|Additional Information:||© 1970 The American Institute of Physics. Received 8 September 1969; and in final form, 12 November 1969. A complete description of the thermostat, with drawings, diagrams, parts lists, and suppliers, will be available upon request from the NASA Scientific and Technical Information Facility, P.O. Box 33, College Park, Maryland 20740. We thank Dr. J. Hopkins, NASA Electronics Research Center, who encouraged us in pursuing this work. The financial support under NGR 05-002-100 of the NASA Electronics Research Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts, is also very gratefully acknowledged.|
|Official Citation:||A Flexible Simple Thermostat for Small Objects and the Range of 100 to 400 K H. R. Bilger and M-A. Nicolet, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 41, 346 (1970), DOI:10.1063/1.1684513|
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