NMR in Flowing Superfluid 3He in Confined Geometries

  • E. B. Flint
  • E. D. Adams
  • R. M. Mueller


The transverse NMR of superfluid 3He A and B has been studied as a function of flow velocity in two different channel geometries. In the A phase, for the parallel plate geometry, a fraction or all of the signal was found to shift to lower frequencies with flow. In addition, the NMR signal of the flowing liquid developed a time dependent structure under certain conditions. The signal of the static liquid confined between parallel plates was found to split for a field angle of 45° relative to the plates and for temperatures near the A-B transition. None of the above effects was observed in the B phase.


Larmor Frequency Channel Geometry Satellite Peak Cylindrical Channel Parallel Plate Geometry 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. B. Flint
    • 1
  • E. D. Adams
    • 1
  • R. M. Mueller
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsUniversity of FloridaGainesvilleUSA

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