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Review paper: “Brute-force” nuclear orientation: A survey of accomplishments and problems to date

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Abstract

The technique of “brute-force” or direct low-temperature nuclear orientation has become practicable since about 1970 with the development of cryostats capable of producing the required combination of fields and temperatures. This is reflected in the increasing number of experiments reported in recent years. We summarize here the potential applications and some of the initial difficulties of the technique. New data for the systems95TaTa,110Agm Ag and CoMo are presented, and the results of a magnetic resonance experiment on95Nb nuclei oriented by the direct method are compared with data from a conventional resonance experiment in Fe host.

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This paper is based on a summary talk given at the EPS Study Conference on Nuclear Orientation, Oxford, July 1976.

Supported in part by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (SFB 161).

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Brewer, W.D. Review paper: “Brute-force” nuclear orientation: A survey of accomplishments and problems to date. J Low Temp Phys 27, 651–682 (1977). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00655702

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Keywords

  • Potential Application
  • Magnetic Material
  • CoMo
  • Review Paper
  • Resonance Experiment