Pomeranchuk cooling

Pomeranchuk cooling

[¦päm·ə¦ran·chək ′ku̇l·iŋ]
(cryogenics)
A method of attaining temperatures as low as 1 millikelvin in which helium-3 is cooled by adiabatic compression at temperatures below 0.3 K.
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