Letters to the editors

Sagnac effect in superfluid liquids

 a,  b
a CEA-Saclay/DSM/DRECAM/SPEC, Gif-sur-Yvette, France
b Laboratoire Charles Fabry de l'Institut d'Optique, UMR 8501 du CNRS, Campus Polytechnique, Palaiseau, RD128 - 91129, France

The interpretation of the Sagnac effect is re-examined in the context of recent cold atomic beam and superfluid experiments. A widespread misconception concerning the understanding of this effect in a superfluid liquid is discussed.

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PACS: 03.30.+p, 03.75.−b, 42.81.Pa (all)
DOI: 10.1070/PU2008v051n02ABEH006425
Citation: Varoquaux E, Varoquaux G "Sagnac effect in superfluid liquids" Phys. Usp. 51 205–208 (2008)
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Оригинал: Вароко Е, Вароко Г «Эффект Саньяка в сверхтекучих жидкостях» УФН 178 217–221 (2008); DOI: 10.3367/UFNr.0178.200802k.0217

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