New phenomena predicted for films on weak-binding surfaces

E. Cheng, A. Chizmeshya, M. W. Cole, J. R. Klein, J. Ma, W. F. Saam, J. Treiner

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Abstract

Adsorption of 4He and para-H2 is predicted to exhibit exotic properties on weak-binding surfaces. For 4He, alternative scenarios include nonwetting, prewetting and a Bose gas monolayer. For H2, a monolayer superfluid phase can be created by a suitable choice of the substrate. Intriguing phenomena are predicted for 3He/4He mixtures in multilayer films.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)466-473
Number of pages8
JournalPhysica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications
Volume177
Issue number1-3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 15 1991
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistics and Probability
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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