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Surface contribution to the specific heat of he II films

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The surface contribution to the specific heat of saturated and unsaturated He II films has been considered. The temperature dependence of the surface-contributed specific heat is found to depend on the range of temperatures as well as the film thickness under consideration. A comparison with earlier results is made, and it is found that those results are not consistent with the specific heat contributed by the capillary wave modes of the free surface.

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Chan, S.L. Surface contribution to the specific heat of he II films. J Low Temp Phys 10, 225–230 (1973). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00655255

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Keywords

  • Free Surface
  • Film Thickness
  • Magnetic Material
  • Early Result
  • Wave Mode