Nonlinear deformation of the electron charged surface of liquid 4He

R. W. Giannetta, H. Ikezi

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Deformation of the charged surface of liquid 4He is studied by optical means. Near the dimple crystal formation point we observe saturation effects and a stripe structure exhibiting hysteresis. We compare data to existing theories of nonlinear equilibrium.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)959-960
Number of pages2
JournalPhysica B+C
Issue number1-3
StatePublished - Jan 1 1981
Externally publishedYes


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