High-frequency acoustics of 3He in aerogel

R. Nomura*, G. Gervais, T. M. Haard, Y. Lee, N. Mulders, W. P. Halperin

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High-frequency acoustics were performed in normal and superfluid 3He in the presence of strong quasiparticle scattering from a 98% porous silica aerogel. The attenuation from quasiparticle elastic scattering in the Fermi liquid completely obscured the transition from first-to-zero sound.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4325-4328
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical review letters
Issue number20
StatePublished - Nov 13 2000

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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