Hendry, P. C. and Lawson, N. S. and McClintock, Peter V. E. (1990) Pressure dependence of vortex tunneling in He II. Physica B: Condensed Matter, 165-16 (1). pp. 757-758. ISSN 0921-4526Full text not available from this repository.
Measurements of the rate nu at which negative ions nucleate charged vortex rings in isotopically pure superfluid He-4 for electric fields E, temperatures T and pressures P within the ranges 10^3 < E < 10^6 V/m, 75 < T < 500 mK, 12 < P < 23 bar show that the energy barrier impeding the tunneling process is strongly dependent on pressure. Minima observed in nu(T) are ascribed to phonon damping.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Physica B: Condensed Matter|
|Additional Information:||Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Low Temperature Physics (LT19), Brighton, 16-22 August 1990.|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QC Physics|
|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics|
|Deposited By:||Professor P. V. E. McClintock|
|Deposited On:||18 Mar 2010 15:15|
|Last Modified:||01 Jan 2017 01:51|
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