A proposed method for polarizing liquid3He

Stephen A. Langer, Keith DeConde, D. L. Stein

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    We investigate the possibility of using the techniques of dynamic nuclear polarization on liquid3He. We calculate the polarization rate resulting from the saturation of the electron spin resonance in a substrate immersed in the liquid. For metallic substrates, the rate will be too slow to overcome relaxation at the walls of the container. For insulating substrates, liquid polarizations enhanced by a factor μBN≈103 can be achieved on the order of seconds.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)249-263
    Number of pages15
    JournalJournal of Low Temperature Physics
    Issue number3-4
    StatePublished - Nov 1984

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
    • General Materials Science
    • Condensed Matter Physics


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