Big Picture Science – Elements Never Forget: Inna Vishik / Helium Shortage

by Gary Niederhoff on June 19, 2016

Helium MRI
Big Picture Science – Helium Shortage
click to listen (TRT 7:54)

Part 1 of Elements Never Forget, featuring Inna Vishik, postdoctoral fellow in physics at MIT, discussing how a shortage of helium can affect scientific studies. For instance, helium is used to cool superconducting magnets in medical MRI scanners like the one above.

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avatar Siddu M March 21, 2017 at 8:34 pm

In quantum CDW materials, once the resistivity decreases with decreasing temperature, after the structural transition it should be increase. But if it is decreased then it is due to the large expansion of lattice or some thing different reason?

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