Thermo-electricity at low temperatures. VI. A redetermination of the absolute scale of thermo-electric power of lead

  title={Thermo-electricity at low temperatures. VI. A redetermination of the absolute scale of thermo-electric power of lead},
  author={John Wyrill Christian and J. P. Jan and William B. Pearson and Ian M. Templeton},
  journal={Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series A. Mathematical and Physical Sciences},
  pages={213 - 221}
  • J. Christian, J. Jan, I. Templeton
  • Published 3 June 1958
  • Physics
  • Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series A. Mathematical and Physical Sciences
In order to compare the fundamental theory of thermo-electricity at low temperatures with the behaviour of the ‘simple’ alkali metals (in particular of sodium and potassium) it is essential to have an accurate knowledge of the absolute thermo-electric power of one pure metallic conductor against which the measurements can be made. We have accordingly determined the absolute thermo-electric power of zone-purified lead up to 18°K by direct measurements against the superconductor Nb3Sn. The new… 

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