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Contact: Jason Bardi
American Institute of Physics

Magnetic Refrigeration

Caption: The rotation of the HoMn2O5 crystal in a constant magnetic field around 10K changes its temperature, which can be used for the liquefaction of helium and hydrogen.

Credit: Applied Physics Letters/ M. Balli, et. al

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