Measurements of the acoustic shear impedance of superfluid3He

Pat R. Roach*, John B Ketterson

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Measurements of the complex acoustic shear impedance of3He-B at 19 bar and 36 and 60 MHz, and of3He-A at 23 bar and 12, 36, and 60 MHz, have been made by observing the time constant and the frequency shift of the decay of a transiently excited AC-cut quartz transducer.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)637-644
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Low Temperature Physics
Issue number5-6
StatePublished - Dec 1976

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • General Materials Science


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