The European Microkelvin Platform

The growing demands of quantum materials, engineering and technology make access to microkelvin temperatures ever more essential. Experience in Europe suggests that new working methods, encouraged by an imaginative funding atmosphere, can accelerate progress in this frontier field.

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The authors write on behalf of the European Microkelvin Platform.

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  1. Department of Physics, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK.

    • George Pickett
  2. Kirchhoff-Institute for Physics, Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, Germany.

    • Christian Enss


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The authors declare no competing interests.

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Correspondence to George Pickett or Christian Enss.