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Incipient superfluidity in normal liquid 3He.

McClintock, Peter V. E. (1978) Incipient superfluidity in normal liquid 3He. Nature, 275 (5681). pp. 585-586. ISSN 1476-4687

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Abstract

Experiments by D.N. Paulson and J.C. Wheatley, described in a recent issue of Physical Review Letters (41, 561; 1978) provide the strongest evidence yet that liquid 'He anticipates its superfluid transition. It seems that, when the liquid is cooled towards the transition temperature Tc, its properties first start to deviate from the behaviour characteristic of the normal (non-superfluid) liquid at a temperature which is significantly above Tc, almost as though the liquid somehow 'knows' that it is about to become superfluid.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Nature
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics
ID Code: 33078
Deposited By: Professor P. V. E. McClintock
Deposited On: 30 Apr 2010 16:42
Refereed?: No
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 09 Apr 2014 21:51
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/33078

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