Specific and latent heat of the 2D electron solid

D. C. Glattli, E. Y. Andrei, F. I.B. Williams

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Absolute specific heat measurements have been made on a 2D crystal of electrons condensed on the liquid helium surface. At melting no latent heat is detectable, suggesting a continuous transition.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)17-23
Number of pages7
JournalSurface Science
Issue number1-3
StatePublished - 1988
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Surfaces and Interfaces
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Materials Chemistry


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