Compressed silica aerogels for the study of superfluid 3He

J. Pollanen*, H. Choi, J. P. Davis, S. Blinstein, T. M. Lippman, L. B. Lurio, N. Mulders, W. P. Halperin

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Abstract

We have performed Small Angle X-ray Scattering (SAXS) on uniaxially strained aerogels and measured the strain-induced structural anisotropy. We use a model to connect our SAXS results to anisotropy of the 3He quasiparticle mean free path in aerogel.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationLOW TEMPERATURE PHYSICS
Subtitle of host publication24th International Conference on Low Temperature Physics - LT24
Pages237-238
Number of pages2
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2006
EventLOW TEMPERATURE PHYSICS: 24th International Conference on Low Temperature Physics - LT24 - Orlando, FL, United States
Duration: Aug 10 2006Oct 17 2006

Publication series

NameAIP Conference Proceedings
Volume850
ISSN (Print)0094-243X
ISSN (Electronic)1551-7616

Other

OtherLOW TEMPERATURE PHYSICS: 24th International Conference on Low Temperature Physics - LT24
CountryUnited States
CityOrlando, FL
Period8/10/0610/17/06

Keywords

  • Aerogel
  • Helium 3
  • Superfluidity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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    Pollanen, J., Choi, H., Davis, J. P., Blinstein, S., Lippman, T. M., Lurio, L. B., Mulders, N., & Halperin, W. P. (2006). Compressed silica aerogels for the study of superfluid 3He. In LOW TEMPERATURE PHYSICS: 24th International Conference on Low Temperature Physics - LT24 (pp. 237-238). (AIP Conference Proceedings; Vol. 850). https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2354681