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Atoms in contact (8) : Blowing smoke rings in superfluid helium.

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Published
<mark>Journal publication date</mark>5/03/1977
<mark>Journal</mark>New Scientist
Volume73
Number of pages3
Pages (from-to)506-508
Publication StatusPublished
<mark>Original language</mark>English

Abstract

Strange effects in the behaviour of superfluids are the province of two British physicists who have been dragging charged atoms and electrons (ions) through superfluid helium. In this first of two articles they describe the formation of trapped vortex rings of helium swirling about the moving ion.