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Experimental setup for the observation of crystallization waves in He-3

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  • M. S. Manninen
  • H. J. Junes
  • J-P Kaikkonen
  • A. Ya Parshin
  • I. A. Todoshchenko
  • V. Tsepelin
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Abstract

At low temperatures helium crystals can grow and melt so fast that a meltingfreezing wave may propagate along the liquid-solid interface. In He-4 these crystallization waves have been observed at temperatures below 0.5 K. The required temperature for the observation of the crystallization waves in He-3 is predicted to be about 0.2 mK. In order to reach such low temperature at the melting pressure of He-3, special care has to be taken in the design of the experimental cell. Here we present the draft of the experimental cell which is designed for observation of the crystallization waves in He-3.