The Super-Fridge arrives

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The Super-Fridge arrives

The Dodd-Walls Center helium-3 dilution refrigerator has arrived and been commissioned. The fridge is the only one of it’s type in New Zealand. It enables objects to be cooled down to with 0.02°C  of -273.15°C, the absolute zero of temperature.

Exciting results are already flowing from experiments using the fridge.  It will allow Dodd-Walls researchers to continue their development of optical networking technologies that can interface with superconducting qubit based quantum computers.