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A critical look at a class of critical velocity theories for superfluid He

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Abstract

Elementary considerations show that under steady-state flow conditions the energy required to create vortices cannot come from the stream, contrary to all previous theories of vortex creation and growth except the fluctuation model.

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Campbell, L.J. A critical look at a class of critical velocity theories for superfluid He. J Low Temp Phys 8, 105–113 (1972). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00655552

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Keywords

  • Vortex
  • Magnetic Material
  • Flow Condition
  • Critical Velocity
  • Previous Theory