On the viscosity of superfluid 3He

O. Valls, A. Houghton

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We calculate the shear viscosity of the axial and isotropic phases of superfluid 3He assuming a constant mean free path (attributed to diffusive boundary scattering) for the quasi-particles. The results are compared with the experiments of Alvesalo et al.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)211-212
Number of pages2
JournalPhysics Letters A
Issue number3
StatePublished - Dec 2 1974

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* Supported in part by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. GH41512 and by the Brown University Materials Research Program supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant GH-33631. * tohreorfa—tioir/q\p[j/r~b~shinaOs idnOcre/aesxepd \f{rõm(Oi)tssvinal8u\e}a+t1T\]cA2sb.ythae fdaics--continuity of the specific heat at TA is even larger than in strong coupling superconductors it is reasonable to assume 3.


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