The High B/T (magnetic field / temperature) Facility meets the needs of users who wish to conduct experiments in high magnetic fields (up to 15 tesla) and at very low temperatures (down to 0.4 mK) simultaneously. Located at the University of Florida in Gainesville, it is operated as part of the Physics Department's Microkelvin Laboratory. Faculty members in the facility work with users in the design of experiments where needed.
"The experiment … is my first time to collaborate with NHFML researchers and get machine time to perform AC susceptibility measurements at ultra-low temperatures. In this program, everything was going on well and we have not met any problems. The experimental results are also perfect. We hope to be able to have more chance to perform nice measurements in NHFML facilities."
— Xuefeng Sun, University of Science and Technology of China, 2012 user
HOW TO APPLY
Our magnets are open to all scientists — for free — via a competitive process and we accept proposals throughout the year.
- Prepare documentation
A proposal and prior results report are required.
- Create a user profile
Returning users simply need to log in.
- Submit a request online
Upload files and provide details about the proposed experiment.
- Report your results
By year’s end, submit a 1-page report and information on publications resulting from your experiment.
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