Increase of effective viscosity of molten GaAs and InSb under an axial magnetic field

Ozawa, Shoichi; Eguchi, Minoru; Fujii, Takashi; Fukuda, Tsuguo
July 1987
Applied Physics Letters;7/20/1987, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p197
Academic Journal
We have measured the effective dynamic viscosity of molten GaAs and InSb as a function of axial magnetic field by the oscillating vessel method. Effective viscosity of these semiconductor melts is observed to increase with the axial magnetic field intensity in the range of 0 to 5 kG.


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