Journal of Low Temperature Physics

, Volume 9, Issue 5–6, pp 425–433 | Cite as

Anomalous attenuation of third sound

  • T. G. Wang
  • I. Rudnick
Article

Abstract

Experimental measurements of anomalously high third-sound attenuation coefficients in He II are reported. This and the onset of superflow in He II films are associated with a macroscopic quantum uncertainty principle.

Keywords

Attenuation Magnetic Material Experimental Measurement Attenuation Coefficient Uncertainty Principle 

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • T. G. Wang
    • 1
  • I. Rudnick
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsUniversity of CaliforniaLos Angeles

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