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Offline HankRearden

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What are superfluids?
« on: 19/07/2009 23:07:59 »
What exactly gives superfluids their odd properties, and are there any other superfluids besides Helium3?
« Last Edit: 29/07/2009 16:15:13 by chris »


 

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Re: What are superfluids?
« Reply #1 on: 20/07/2009 07:06:43 »
and are there any other superfluids besides Helium3?
One isotope of rubidium, and one isotope of lithium*. Helium-4 also.

* http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-a-superfluid.htm
 

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Re: What are superfluids?
« Reply #2 on: 23/07/2009 05:23:58 »
When brought to lower temperature, the molecules of superfluids will stop bouncing around, thus lessen the drag. As for HE, the electron configuration is very stable, it doesn't need for covalent bonds.
 

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