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Quantum Design Education:  Connecting Students with Materials Research

Connecting Students with Materials Research

Teaching Aids and Supplies

Pharos Digital Library, Quantum Design
Pharos is Quantum Design's web-based technical library for customers, and contains measurement training seminars, example data, experiment sequences and more. Online registration and access to files can be accessed here.
Quantum Design YouTube Channel
Quantum Design has made available many applications training videos (e.g., magnetometry, heat capacity and other techniques) on its YouTube channel: QuantumDesignUSA.
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To order parts and accessories for your VersaLab experiments, visit Quantum Design's Parts & Accessories Order Page.
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Quantum Design also offers several online tools to help in your research:

Thermal Conductance Calculator: This handy JavaScript utility calculates heat load into cryogenic environments and contains thermal properties of 22 commonly used materials.

Quantum Design's Periodic Table: Highlights the low temperature superconducting and magnetic properties of the elements.

Magnetic Units Conversion Table (provided by NIST).
 

Sample Syllabus (Quarter System)

Sample Syllabus (Semester System)

 

Associations

Advanced Laboratory Physics Association
Advanced Laboratory Physics Association (ALPhA): USA association of college and university faculty and staff dedicated to advanced experimental physics instruction.
American Association of Physics Teachers
American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT): AAPT is a strong professional physics science society dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in physical science education
Council on Undergraduate Research
The Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) and its affiliated colleges, universities, and individuals share a focus on providing undergraduate research opportunities for faculty and students at all institutions serving undergraduate students
ScholarBridge
ScholarBridge: A resource for mentors and students to connect for research opportunities.