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High B/T Facility

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Leading the world with the unique combination of high magnetic fields with ultra-low temperatures in a reduced electromagnetic noise environment.

The High B/T Facility supports researchers in realizing challenging experiments at the combined extremes of sub-mK temperatures and high magnetic fields. In addition, the ultra-quiet electromagnetic environment required to reach these temperatures is ideal for highly sensitive low noise measurements. Two demagnetization cryostats are available to all qualified users, with no prior experience in magnetic refrigeration required. 

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3 Magnets

10 Techniques

Trained User Support Scientists

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Located at University of Florida in Gainesville, FL.

Featured Research

Science Highlights

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Luttinger Liquid Behavior of 3He Atoms

Adams, J.; Lewkowitz, M.; Huan, C.; Masuhara, N.; Candela, D.; Sullivan, N.S., Physical Review B, 106, 195402 (2022)

Read the Science Highlight or check out the full publication online.

Drawing of observing the shape of the tuning fork resonance curve.

New High-Magnetic-Field Thermometers for Sub-Millikelvin Temperatures

Andrew J. Woods, Alexander M. Donald, Rasul Gazizulin, Eddy Collin, Lucia Steinke, Journal of Applied Physics, 133, 024501 (2023)

Read the Science Highlight or check out the full publication online.

(Left) Schematic phase diagram of interacting 2D electrons or holes. (Right) Wigner crystallization appears as a reentrant insulating phase (RIP) in the magneto-resistance traces of 2D holes at low temperatures

Incipient Formation of Wigner Crystal in Strongly Interacting 2D Holes

Richard L.J. Qiu, Chieh-Wen Liu, Andrew J. Woods, Alessandro Serafin, Jian-Sheng Xia, Loren N. Pfeiffer, Ken W. West, Xuan P.A. Gao, arXiv:2012.13485 (2020)

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How to Request Magnet Time

Our magnets are open to all scientists - for free - via a competitive process and we accept proposals through out the year.

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Prepare documentation

A proposal and prior results report are required.

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Create a user profile

New user registration, returning users simply need to log in.

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Submit a request online

Upload files and provide details about the proposed experiment.

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Report your results

After your work is completed, you are asked to report to the laboratory, in a timely manner.

Note: Proposals can be submitted at any time. To prepare for magnet time, read through the High B/T Users Manual.

Key Contacts

Mark W Meisel

Facility Director

For information regarding the facility's capabilities or requesting magnet time.

Fellow users who are experts on the use of High B/T Facility are also available to answer questions.
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