"At last a new book, not a collection of technical papers, has been published on the techniques of low-tempurature measurements. ... I highly recommend Ekin's book. It is informative and well written, for beginners who are starting research at low temperatures and for veterans who will benefit from the author's experience."-- Physics Today
"I could not wait for this book to appear in print. I will make it required reading for anyone designing cryogenic probes for use in our laboratory."--Bruce Brandt, U.S. National High Magnetic
"I am very impressed with the mixture of rigour and practicality that the book offers. [...] The charts are a treasure trove of practical information."--Mark Colclough, University of Birmingham
"... an invaluable resource to interested scientists and engineers. "--Adam Gromko, University of Colorado, Boulder
About the Author
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Jack Ekin is a Research Physicist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Boulder, where his contributions have spanned a wide range of topics in low-temperature physics, including studies of fundamental conduction processes in normal metals, electro-mechanical properties of both high- and low-Tc superconductors, and interface conduction in thin films and nanostructures. He completed a B.S. degree at the University of Michigan, conducted his early graduate work in physics at the University of Heidelberg as a Fulbright Scholar, and received M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Cornell University. Currently, he also holds an appointment as Lecturer at the University of Colorado. He is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and a Fellow of the American Physical Society. He has published over 150 cryogenic research articles, textbook chapters, and patents, and has lectured and consulted internationally in the field of low-temperature measurements.