Methodological notes

Paradoxes of superfluid rotation

Lebedev Physical Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Leninsky prosp. 53, Moscow, 119991, Russian Federation

The phenomenon of superfluidity (as well as the related phenomenon of superconductivity) is of quantum nature and as such looks paradoxical from the standpoint of both classical physics and common sense. Suffice it to say that these phenomena imply the ability to flow without exhibiting viscosity or resistance (for this reason, for example, the circulation of a superconducting current within a closed circuit in the absence of external sources would last without damping for a period much in excess of the age of the Universe). At the same time, a number of unusual and quite unexpected features appear to be intrinsic to specific events of superfluid physics. Some of them will be considered in the present study.

Fulltext is available at IOP
PACS: 47.37.Tq, 97.60.Gb
DOI: 10.1070/PU1995v038n11ABEH000121
Citation: Kirzhnits D A, Yudin S N "Paradoxes of superfluid rotation" Phys. Usp. 38 1283–1288 (1995)
BibTexBibNote ® (generic)BibNote ® (RIS)MedlineRefWorks

Оригинал: Киржниц Д А, Юдин С Н «Парадоксы вращения сверхтекучей жидкости» УФН 165 1335–1340 (1995); DOI: 10.3367/UFNr.0165.199511g.1335

References (13) Cited by (7) Similar articles (6) ↓

  1. V.S. Beskin, V.I. Par’ev “Axially symmetric steady-state flows in the vicinity of a Kerr black hole and the nature of the activity of galactic nuclei36 (6) 529–539 (1993)
  2. A.Yu. Andreev, D.A. Kirzhnits “Tachyons and the instability of physical systems39 1071–1076 (1996)
  3. V.S. Beskin, A.A. Zheltoukhov “On the anomalous torque applied to a rotating magnetized sphere in a vacuum57 799–806 (2014)
  4. D.A. Kirzhnits “Are the Kramers-Kronig relations for the dielectric permittivity of a material always valid?19 530–537 (1976)
  5. V.P. Bykov, A.V. Gerasimov, V.O. Turin “Coulomb disintegration of weak electron fluxes and the photocounts38 911–921 (1995)
  6. A.A. Shatskii “The sky of a universe as seen through a wormhole52 811–814 (2009)

The list is formed automatically.

© 1918–2020 Uspekhi Fizicheskikh Nauk
Email: Editorial office contacts About the journal Terms and conditions