Hendry, P. C. and Lawson, N. Stuart and Lee, Richard A. M. and McClintock, Peter V. E. and Williams, Charles D. H. (1995) Cosmological experiments in liquid He-4 - problems and prospects. In: Formation and Interactions of Topological Defects. Plenum, New York, pp. 379-387. ISBN 0306451166Full text not available from this repository.
A recent experiment, in which the production of cosmic strings in the early universe is modelled by the creation of quantised vortices in a fast expansion of liquid 4He through the lambda (superfluid) transition, is reviewed. Possible ways of redesigning the experiment to reduce extraneous vortex creation, and to enhance the signal-to-noise ratio at early times after the expansion, are discussed.
|Item Type:||Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings|
|Additional Information:||In Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute on Formation and Interactions of Topological Defects, Cambridge, 22 August - 2 September 1994.|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QC Physics|
|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics|
|Deposited By:||Professor P. V. E. McClintock|
|Deposited On:||09 Mar 2010 10:54|
|Last Modified:||18 Jun 2015 07:02|
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