J. Phys. IV France 12 (2002) Pr9-343
Instability and reconstruction of a thin charged helium filmsV.B. Shikin
Institute of Solid State Physics, RAS, Chernogolovka, 142432 Moscow District, Russia
Reconstruction of thin charged liquid films is discussed within of the multielectron dimple formation scenario. It is shown, that two multielectron dimples on bulk helium can form metastabile bound statc with the equilibrium dimple-dimple distance around capillary length. Such a property is a suitable indicator for the possibility of periodical bulk chat-ged liquid surface reconstruction. In the case of thin helium films dimple-dimple bound state don't exists. And therefore the periodical reconstruction becomes impossible.
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