Date: Mon, 04 Feb 2002 16:30:51 -0500

Author: Wolfgang Rueckner

Subject: Re: Resistance and Temp


The copper resistance should go down with a temperature decrease.
The resistor should go up, if by "ordinary" you mean a carbon
resistor. Wolfgang

>Am I going crazy???? When you put a coil of copper wire or a ordinary
>resistor in LN2, isn't the resistance supposed to go down????? I just
>tried it using the Ohmmeter and saw that in both cases, it went up!
>Should I be doing something different? What am I missing?
>Machele Cable-----Lab Manager-----Wake Forest University
>-----"Nothing shocks me. I'm a scientist." - Indiana Jones-----