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Modern Thermodynamics for Chemists and Biochemists$
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Dennis Sherwood and Paul Dalby

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9780198782957

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2018

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780198782957.001.0001

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The Third Law of Thermodynamics

The Third Law of Thermodynamics

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(p.351) 12 The Third Law of Thermodynamics
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Modern Thermodynamics for Chemists and Biochemists
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Dennis Sherwood

Paul Dalby

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198782957.003.0012

The Third Law was introduced in Chapter 9; this chapter develops the Third Law more fully, introducing absolute entropies, and examining how adiabatic demagnetisation can be used to approach the absolute zero of temperature.

Keywords:   Third Law of Thermodynamics, absolute zero, absolute entropy, adiabatic demagnetisation

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