Observation of transverse zero sound in normal He3

Pat R. Roach*, John B Ketterson

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The direct transmission of transverse zero sound between two AC-cut quartz transducers is observed in the vicinity of 3 mK; at higher temperatures the transition to classical viscous shear-wave behavior is observed through the effect on the damping of a single transducer.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)736-740
Number of pages5
JournalPhysical review letters
Issue number13
StatePublished - 1976

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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