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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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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 26 December 2022

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