Capacitance Dilatometry in DC Fields

A capacitive dilatometer measures a change of sample dimension by monitoring the capacitance between two parallel plates.

One of the two capacitor plates is fixed and the other plate is allowed to move accordingly as the sample changes its dimension. The resolution of our current dilatometer is about 0.1 Å.

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Instrumentation

  • Compatible Magnets

  • Compatible Sample Environments

  • Available Equipment

Resistive Magnets

Superconducting Magnets

  • Home built capacitive dilatometer and Andeen-Hagerling Capacitance Bridge
  • Home built capacitive dilatometer and General Radio Capacitance Bridge in combination with AC power supply and Lock-in amplifier.

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Last modified on 30 September 2014