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Nature volume 143, page 727 (29 April 1939) | Download Citation



J. G. Daunt and K. Mendelssohn find that a ‘transfer’ of liquid helium II takes place along a solid surface when a temperature gradient is kept up. They also observe that a flow of liquid helium II through a powder plug is accompanied by a caloric effect. These results seem to support the idea that the transport phenomena in liquid helium II are mainly due to surface flow.

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