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Title: Nuclear magnetic resonance probe head design for precision strain control

Abstract

Here, we present the design and construction of an NMR probe to investigate single crystals under strain at cryogenic temperatures. The probe head incorporates a piezoelectric-based apparatus from Razorbill Instruments that enables both compressive and tensile strain tuning up to strain values on the order of 0.3% with a precision of 0.001%. 75As NMR in BaFe 2As 2 reveals large changes to the electric field gradient and indicates that the strain is homogeneous to within 16% over the volume of the NMR coil.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [1];  [1];  [3]; ORCiD logo [1]
  1. Univ. of California, Davis, CA (United States). Dept. of Physics
  2. TU Dresden, Dresden (Germany). Inst. for Solid State Physics
  3. Ames Lab. and Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA (United States). Dept. of Physics and Astronomy
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Ames Laboratory (AMES), Ames, IA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA); USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22). Materials Sciences & Engineering Division; National Science Foundation (NSF); German Research Foundation (DFG)
OSTI Identifier:
1409367
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1396312; OSTI ID: 1464758
Report Number(s):
[IS-J-9498]
[Journal ID: ISSN 0034-6748; TRN: US1703196]
Grant/Contract Number:  
[AC02-07CH11358; DMR-1506961; NA0002908; 1143]
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Review of Scientific Instruments
Additional Journal Information:
[ Journal Volume: 88; Journal Issue: 10]; Journal ID: ISSN 0034-6748
Publisher:
American Institute of Physics (AIP)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; NMR; strain; piezoelectricity; transition metals; programming languages; thermal effects; connectors; materials analysis; amorphous metals; sensors; magnetic resonance imaging; cryogenics

Citation Formats

Kissikov, T., Sarkar, R., Bush, B. T., Lawson, M., Canfield, P. C., and Curro, N. J. Nuclear magnetic resonance probe head design for precision strain control. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1063/1.5002631.
Kissikov, T., Sarkar, R., Bush, B. T., Lawson, M., Canfield, P. C., & Curro, N. J. Nuclear magnetic resonance probe head design for precision strain control. United States. doi:10.1063/1.5002631.
Kissikov, T., Sarkar, R., Bush, B. T., Lawson, M., Canfield, P. C., and Curro, N. J. Tue . "Nuclear magnetic resonance probe head design for precision strain control". United States. doi:10.1063/1.5002631. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1409367.
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title = {Nuclear magnetic resonance probe head design for precision strain control},
author = {Kissikov, T. and Sarkar, R. and Bush, B. T. and Lawson, M. and Canfield, P. C. and Curro, N. J.},
abstractNote = {Here, we present the design and construction of an NMR probe to investigate single crystals under strain at cryogenic temperatures. The probe head incorporates a piezoelectric-based apparatus from Razorbill Instruments that enables both compressive and tensile strain tuning up to strain values on the order of 0.3% with a precision of 0.001%. 75As NMR in BaFe2As2 reveals large changes to the electric field gradient and indicates that the strain is homogeneous to within 16% over the volume of the NMR coil.},
doi = {10.1063/1.5002631},
journal = {Review of Scientific Instruments},
number = [10],
volume = [88],
place = {United States},
year = {2017},
month = {10}
}

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