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The Decay of Persistent Currents in Unsaturated Superfluid 4He Films

  • K. K. Telschow
  • D. T. Ekholm
  • R. B. Hallock

Abstract

Persistent currents of unsaturated 4He films are observed to decay at a rate which depends strongly on film thickness. Preliminary results on the temperature dependence of the decay rate are reported. Possible models which might explain the observed features of the decays are discussed.

Keywords

Film Thickness Atomic Layer Vortex Line Persistent Current Helium Current 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. K. Telschow
    • 1
  • D. T. Ekholm
    • 1
  • R. B. Hallock
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Physics and AstronomyUniversity of MassachusettsAmherstUSA

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