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Thinning of Saturated Superfluid 4He Films During Critical and Sub- critical Flow
Physics Letters A (1979)
  • Robert Hallock, University of Massachusetts - Amherst
  • F. J Kehayias
Abstract
We report measurements of the thickness of a saturated superfluid 4He film under conditions of both critical and subcritical flow. Thinning consistent to within 20% with the predictions of Kontorovich as applied to our apparatus is observed over the temperature range 1.2 < T < 1.6 K. The results appear to rule out critical flow effects as an explanation of Keller's results.
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Publication Date
1979
Publisher Statement
DOI: 10.1016/0375-9601(79)90813-2
Citation Information
Robert Hallock and F. J Kehayias. "Thinning of Saturated Superfluid 4He Films During Critical and Sub- critical Flow" Physics Letters A Vol. 74 Iss. 5 (1979)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/robert_hallock/41/