Davies, G. and Lambert, Colin and Lawson, N. S. and Lee, R. A. M. and Mannella, R. and McClintock, Peter V. E. and Stocks, N. G. (1990) Chaos in a superconducting saucer. Physica B: Condensed Matter, 165-16 (1). pp. 117-118. ISSN 0921-4526Full text not available from this repository.
The dynamical behaviour of a very small permanent magnet levitating in a vacuum above a superconducting saucer at 4.2K has been investigated. The arrangement, which constitutes a near-Hamiltonian system, able to undergo both rotational and orbital motions, is found to exhibit a rich variety of behaviours, including chaos. Its relationship to chaotic motion in the solar system is discussed.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Physica B: Condensed Matter|
|Additional Information:||Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Low Temperature Physics (LT19), Brighton, 16-22 August 1990.|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QC Physics|
|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics|
Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences > Politics & International Relations (Merged into PPR 2010-08-01)
|Deposited By:||Professor P. V. E. McClintock|
|Deposited On:||18 Mar 2010 15:10|
|Last Modified:||07 Jan 2015 14:28|
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