A quest for the lowest temperature, of the largest mass for the longest time: applied to teaching thermal physics

Event Information

17 February 2020
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Event categories:

Lancaster University CPD :
For Physics teachers to have the opportunity to develop their understanding of physics concepts through discussion with Physics Researchers. Their new knowledge and understanding is then shared with their students while teaching the curriculum in more innovative and exciting ways.

Low Temperature Physics

Prof George Pickett (Distinguished Professor and FRS, Lancaster),
Dr Viktor Tsepelin (Reader in Low temperature Physics, Lancaster)
Dr Sergey Kafanov (Lecturer in Condensed Matter Physics Lancaster ,
Dr Dmitry Zmeev Lecturer and EPSRC Research Fellow)

Talks and discussion on Low Temperature research at Lancaster.
Demonstrations of superconductivity and discussion of explaining this phenomenon.
Tour of the experiment to reach the Lowest Temperature for bulk matter?
The physics of a measuring temperature using a fundamental scale.
Activities for teaching Thermal Physics in the A2 course


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CPD Low Temperature Physics 17th February 2020

CPD Low Temperature Physics 17th February 2020


  • University of Lancaster Physics Department
  • Bailrigg, Lancaster, LA1 4YB
  • England


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