Quantum Fluids and Solids

Quantum Fluids and Solids

by S. Trickey (Editor)

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1977)

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ISBN-13: 9781468424201
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 03/02/2012
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1977
Pages: 474
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

Opening Remarks.- Surface Singularities and Superflow in 3He-A.- Textures of 3He-A in a Sphere: Topological Theory of Boundary Effects and a New Defect.- Static and Dynamic Textures in Superfluid 3He-A.- Stability of Planar Textures in Superfluid 3He-A.- Solitary Structures in Nonlinear Fields.- Solitons and Related Phenomena in Superfluid 3He.- Experimental Orbital Dynamics in Superfluid 3He.- Orbital Hydrostatics and Hydrodynamics of 3He-A.- General Equilibrium Condition and Hydrodynamics of Superfluid 3He-A.- The Magnetic Susceptibility of Superfluid 3He.- Amplitude Dependent Effects in the Measurement of the 3He A-Phase Superfluid Density Tensor.- Measurements of the Static and Dynamic NMR Susceptibilities of Superfluid 3He-B Using an R-F Biased Squid.- Some New NMR Effects in Superfluid 3He-A.- Pulsed NMR Frequency Shift in Superfluid 3He-B.- NMR in Flowing Superfluid 3He in Confined Geometries.- Some Unusual Characteristics of 3He-B.- Extraordinary Magnetism on Surface Layers of 3He.- Thermal Time Constant Between Powdered CMN and Superfluid 3He.- Calculation of Surface Energies in A and B Phases of 3He.- Neutron Inelastic Scattering from Liquid 3He.- Excitations in Normal Liquid 3He.- Transverse Zero Sound in Normal 3He.- Motion of Ions in Normal and Superfluid 3He.- The Mobility of Negative Ions in Superfluid 3He.- The Motion and Mobility of Ions in Superfluid 3He.- Preliminary Measurements of the Low Temperature Ion Mobility in Normal Liquid 3He.- Phase Transitions in Liquid Crystals.- Possible “New” Quantum Systems — A Review.- Predicted Stability Conditions for Gaseous Spin-Aligned Hydrogen (H?).- Survey of the Central Issues Concerning Superfluid Solids.- Number Fluctuations in a Macroscopic Subvolume of Quantum Fluids: A Possible Experiment.- Solid o-p-Hydrogen: A Comparison of Theories of Statistically Disordered Crystals.- Specific-Heat Measurements on Solid 3He.- Metastable States of Solid 4He Near the hcp-bcc Phase Transition.- Kapitza Resistance at a Solid Helium-Copper Interface under Heavy Thermal Loads.- Thermodynamic Pressure of Solid 3He in High Magnetic Fields.- Temperature and Frequency Dependence of Longitudinal Sound in HCP 4He.- Critical Dynamics in He3 – He4 Mixtures.- Optical Experiments in 3He-4He Mixtures Near the Tricritical Point.- Transport Properties in Liquid 3He-4He Mixtures Near the Tricritical Point.- Phonon-Quasiparticle Scattering in Dilute 3He/4He Mixtures.- The Effective Interaction Between 3He Quasi-Particles on the Surface of Liquid 4He.- Observation of Ballistic Rotons in Liquid 4He.- Second Sound Attenuation in Rotating 4He.- Phase Separation in Rotating 3He-4He Solutions.- Results from a Gauge Theory of Superfluidity in 4He.- The Free Surface of Rotating 4He Thick Films.- The Decay of Persistent Currents in Unsaturated Superfluid 4He Films.- Elementary Excitations in Very Thin Superfluid 4He Films.- NMR on 3He Adsorbed in Grafoil at Near Monolayer Completion: The Solid Phase.- Recent Advances in Dilution Refrigeration.- Contributors.

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