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Title: Is solid helium a supersolid?

Abstract

Recent experiments suggest that helium-4 atoms can flow through an experimental cell filled with solid helium. But that incompletely understood flow is quite different from the reported superfluid-like motion that so excited physicists a decade ago.

Authors:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22410510
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Physics Today
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 68; Journal Issue: 5; Other Information: (c) 2015 American Institute of Physics; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA); Journal ID: ISSN 0031-9228
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
73 NUCLEAR PHYSICS AND RADIATION PHYSICS; 71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; ATOM TRANSPORT; EXPERIMENTAL DATA; HELIUM 4; SOLIDS; SUPERFLUIDITY

Citation Formats

Hallock, Robert. Is solid helium a supersolid?. United States: N. p., 2015. Web. doi:10.1063/PT.3.2782.
Hallock, Robert. Is solid helium a supersolid?. United States. doi:10.1063/PT.3.2782.
Hallock, Robert. Fri . "Is solid helium a supersolid?". United States. doi:10.1063/PT.3.2782.
@article{osti_22410510,
title = {Is solid helium a supersolid?},
author = {Hallock, Robert},
abstractNote = {Recent experiments suggest that helium-4 atoms can flow through an experimental cell filled with solid helium. But that incompletely understood flow is quite different from the reported superfluid-like motion that so excited physicists a decade ago.},
doi = {10.1063/PT.3.2782},
journal = {Physics Today},
issn = {0031-9228},
number = 5,
volume = 68,
place = {United States},
year = {2015},
month = {5}
}