J. Phys. IV France
Volume 12, Numéro 9, November 2002
Page(s) 343 - 344

J. Phys. IV France
12 (2002) Pr9-343
DOI: 10.1051/jp4:20020433

Instability and reconstruction of a thin charged helium films

V.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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