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The 1989 Cryogenic Engineering convention, assembly together with the foreign Cryogenic fabrics convention, was once hung on the campus of the college of California, la from July 24 to twenty-eight. Professor T.H.K. Frederking used to be the convention chairman. The convention had formerly met at U.C.L.A. in 1962 and 1969. a distinct symposium, "A part Century of Superfluid Helium," was once an important a part of this system of CEC-89. We have been particularly lucky to have Professor Jack Allen of the college of St. Andrews, Scotland current on the convention; his paper, "Early Superfluidity in Cambridge, 1936 to 1939," was once a pleasant, usually funny account of the early experimental paintings with superfluid helium. Professors V.L. Ginzburg and J.L. Olesen couldn't be current for the Symposium, yet supplied papers that are released in those complaints. The overdue invoice Fairbank, responding graciously to a last-minute invitation from Professor Frederking, provided an excellent account of superfluid study within the usa within the post-war years.

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SUPERFLUID HELIUM FILM FLOW We conjectured that proper gradient identification might also be partially responsible for differences in superfluid He film transfer rates R observed by many researchers. In particular, it has often been observed that the emptying and filling of a beaker proceed at different R, which often runs counter to an earlier "rule" that R should be determined by the smallest perimeter of the vessel lying above the higher liquid level. When we were trying to figure a way to examine this problem, we were visited by B.

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