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A note on the structure of positive ions in liquid 4He

Evidence that the positive ion in liquid 4He forms a solid core with a solid-liquid interface is examined in the light of new analytic solutions to the Navier-Stokes equations. It is found that the existing evidence does not decisively favor the picture that a solid core is formed.

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Supported by the Italian agencies CNR and CNEN, and by NSF Grant No. 71-01819 under the U.S.-Italy joint cooperative research program.

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Goodstein, D.L. A note on the structure of positive ions in liquid 4He. J Low Temp Phys 33, 137–144 (1978).

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  • Solid Core