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Superfluid He-3 : a laboratory for studying turbulence.

Pickett, George R. (2006) Superfluid He-3 : a laboratory for studying turbulence. Acta Physica Slovaca, 56 (2). pp. 41-48. ISSN 0323-0465

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Abstract

Superfluid He-3 is an ideal system for testing ideas in other areas of physics. The superfluid at low temperatures is almost 100% condensate and thus described by a single set of simple equations. In this paper we discuss the application of the superfluid to understanding turbulence since turbulence in the superfluid takes the very simple form of a tangle of identical quantized vortices. Various observations and implications are discussed.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Acta Physica Slovaca
Uncontrolled Keywords: QUANTUM TURBULENCE
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics
ID Code: 23557
Deposited By: Dr Richard P. Haley
Deposited On: 03 Feb 2009 14:49
Refereed?: No
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2012 16:11
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/23557

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