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Atoms in contact (9): Breaking the superfluid speed limit.

McClintock, Peter V. E. (1977) Atoms in contact (9): Breaking the superfluid speed limit. New Scientist, 73. pp. 651-653.

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Abstract

The Russian physicist Lev Landau predicted that an object moving through a superfluid would meet no resistance - until a certain critical velocity. In this last of two articles on the motion of charged particles through superfluid helium the authors describe how they discovered an unexpected phenomenon when the ions exceeded the critical speed

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: New Scientist
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics
ID Code: 33128
Deposited By: Professor P. V. E. McClintock
Deposited On: 05 May 2010 14:16
Refereed?: No
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2012 17:22
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/33128

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