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Cryostat Construction

Jack W. Ekin

in Experimental Techniques for Low-Temperature Measurements: Cryostat Design, Material Properties and Superconductor Critical-Current Testing

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198570547
eISBN:
9780191717710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570547.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

The first part of this chapter covers techniques common to the construction of most cryostats: materials selection in Secyion 3.2 and joining techniques in Section 3.3. These are then integrated into ... More


Feathers for flight

John J. Videler

in Avian Flight

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199299928
eISBN:
9780191714924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299928.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

This chapter provides an overview of the macroscopic and microscopic structure of contour feathers, each with a shaft, vanes, barbs, and barbules. Mechanical properties, including hardness, ... More


Properties of Solids at Low Temperatures

Jack W. Ekin

in Experimental Techniques for Low-Temperature Measurements: Cryostat Design, Material Properties and Superconductor Critical-Current Testing

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198570547
eISBN:
9780191717710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570547.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter discusses the physics of the properties of material used in cryostat construction and presents tables of data for cryostat design. The order of presentation of the first four properties ... More


A theory of agency

Alan M. Leslie

in Causal Cognition: A Multidisciplinary Debate

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524021
eISBN:
9780191689093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524021.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter outlines a ‘tri-partite’ theory of the core understanding of agency. The concept of agency is divided into three hierarchically ordered subtheories, each of which activates the other, ... More


So what happens when you defocus?

G. A. D. Briggs and O. V. Kolosov

in Acoustic Microscopy: Second Edition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199232734
eISBN:
9780191716355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232734.003.0014
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

The first edition of Acoustic Microscopy ended with a chapter emphasizing the need to understand the contrast in terms of the variation of signal with defocus, V(z). This is a fundamental concept in ... More


Bio-nanocomposites: future high-value materials

Vikas Mittal

in Nanocomposites with Biodegradable Polymers: Synthesis, Properties, and Future Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199581924
eISBN:
9780191728853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581924.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Polymer nanocomposites are the materials with much improved properties than the constituent polymers. The nanoscale dispersion of the filler in the polymer matrix leads to the generation of ... More


The Effect of Dissolved Elements and Inclusions on the Properties of Metal Products

Christian J. Simensen

in Principles of Metal Refining and Recycling

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780198811923
eISBN:
9780191850035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198811923.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

The chapter deals mainly with the effect of impurities on the macro properties of metals made from steel, aluminium, copper, and zinc. It is about porosity, mechanical properties, strength, fatigue, ... More


Case Studies in Tissue Engineering

W. Mark Saltzman

in Tissue Engineering: Engineering Principles for the Design of Replacement Organs and Tissues

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195141306
eISBN:
9780197561775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195141306.003.0020
Subject:
Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry

This final chapter introduces a few tissue engineering systems that either have been used clinically or are rapidly approaching clinical use for cartilage, skin, and nerve repair. Some of the ... More


Bulk HTS cuprates

A.V. Narlikar

in Superconductors

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199584116
eISBN:
9780191747496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584116.003.0018
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter reviews the development of bulk HTS cuprates for high-magnetic-field applications. Trapped magnetic fields realised to date have exceeded the requirements for many applications. These ... More


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