Bradley, D. Ian and Fisher, Shaun N. and Guénault, A.M. and Haley, Richard P. and Mulders, N. and O'Sullivan, Samantha and Pickett, George R. and Roberts, John Edward and Tsepelin, Viktor (2007) Contrasting mechanical anisotropies of the superfluid He-3 phases in aerogel. Physical Review Letters, 98 (7). 075302. ISSN 1079-7114Full text not available from this repository.
There has been much recent interest in how impurity scattering may affect the phases of the p-wave superfluid He-3. Impurities may be added to the otherwise absolutely pure superfluid by immersing it in aerogel. Some predictions suggest that impurity scattering may destroy orientational order and force all of the superfluid phases to have an isotropic superfluid density. In contrast to this, we present experimental data showing that the response of the A-like phase to superfluid flow is highly anisotropic, revealing a texture that is easily modified by flow.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Physical Review Letters|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||B-PHASE ; THERMAL-CONDUCTIVITY ; DISORDER ; LIMIT ; MODEL|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QC Physics|
|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics|
|Deposited By:||Dr Richard P. Haley|
|Deposited On:||23 Jan 2009 14:13|
|Last Modified:||17 Jul 2013 10:22|
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