Introduction to quantised vortices and turbulence

  • Carlo F. Barenghi
Part of the CISM International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 501)


This chapter contains an introduction to liquid helium, the two-fluid model, quantised vortices and quantum turbulence. The last section gives a flavour of current research on quantum turbulence. At the end of the chapter a number of exercises test the reader’s own understanding.


Fluid Dynamics Liquid Helium Quantise Vortex Quantum Turbulence 
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  • Carlo F. Barenghi
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  1. 1.School of Mathematics and StatisticsNewcastle UniversityNewcastle upon TyneUK

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