Evaluation of a long-time temperature drift in a commercial Quantum Design MPMS SQUID magnetometer using Gd2O3 as a standard

  title={Evaluation of a long-time temperature drift in a commercial Quantum Design MPMS SQUID magnetometer using Gd2O3 as a standard},
  author={Sergei L. Bud'ko and Paul C. Canfield},
  journal={Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials},
Abstract The long-time temperature drift in a commercial Quantum Design MPMS SQUID magnetometer was evaluated using time-dependent magnetization measurements of Gd 2 O 3 . In contrast to earlier claims, the amplitude of the drift was found not to exceed 1–1.5 K. After system stabilization for 30 min, the temperature deviation did not exceed 0.2 K and the temperature was fully stabilized in less than 3 h. 

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