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Rotating superfluid film?

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<mark>Journal publication date</mark>5/06/1975
Issue number5508
Number of pages2
Pages (from-to)450-451
Publication StatusPublished
<mark>Original language</mark>English


If one rotates a metal disk coated with a thin adsorbed film of superfluid helium, does the helium move with the disk or does it remain at rest? This is the intriguing question to which Vittoratos and Meincke of Toronto University have recently been addressing themselves and, in contrast with earlier workers, they seem to have been successful in establishing at least part of the answer (Phys. Rev. Lett. 34, 796; 1975).