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Evidence of the nature of rotating liquid helium

Pellam, J. R. (1960) Evidence of the nature of rotating liquid helium. Physical Review Letters, 5 (5). pp. 189-191. ISSN 0031-9007. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.5.189.

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Earlier experiments by Hall(1) and also by Walmsley and Lane(2) on the angular momentum content of rotating liquid helium II have involved measurements of torque required to set a vessel of liquid into equilibrium rotation. Integrating the resultant torque-time measurements over the angular acceleration (or deceleration) period yielded thereby a measure of the angular momentum acquired by the helium. Since furthermore an integration over the volume of the vessel was involved, such methods produced composite, over all data.

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Additional Information:©1960 The American Physical Society. Received 18 August 1960. Supported in part by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Inc., and the National Science Foundation.
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