Tsepelin, Viktor and Alles, Harry and Babkin, A. and Harme, J. P. H. and Jochemsen, Reyer and Parshin, Alexander Y. and Tvalashvili, G. (2001) Observation of higher order facets on He-3 crystals. Physical Review Letters, 86 (6). pp. 1042-1045. ISSN 1079-7114Full text not available from this repository.
Faceting has been observed on He-3 crystals investigated with a low-temperature Fabry-Perot interferometer. Nine types of facets were clearly identified during growth of a bec-He-3 single crystal at a temperature of 0.55 mK, while previously only three types of facets have been seen. Because of the weak coupling between the liquid-solid interface and the solid lattice in He-3 the facets: are apparently too small to be observed in equilibrium. The number of facets: observed in our experimental conditions is consistent with the theory of dynamic roughening.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Physical Review Letters|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||ROUGHENING TRANSITION ; LOW-TEMPERATURES ; HELIUM CRYSTALS ; SURFACES ; GROWTH ; INTERFEROMETRY ; INTERFACE ; SHAPE|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QC Physics|
|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics|
|Deposited By:||Dr Richard P. Haley|
|Deposited On:||03 Feb 2009 11:04|
|Last Modified:||04 Nov 2015 00:22|
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