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University of Maryland

Reconnection Causes Kelvin Waves on Quantum Vortices

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Caption: This video describes the experiments that were conducted when researchers in Daniel Lathrop's laboratory at the University of Maryland confirmed visually, for the first time, that the reconnection of quantum vortexes launches Kelvin waves.

Credit: Enrico Fonda

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