Lambert, Colin (1990) On the approach to criticality of a vibrating, macroscopic object in superfluid 3HeB. Physica B: Condensed Matter, 165-16 (1). pp. 653-654. ISSN 0921-4526Full text not available from this repository.
An intuitive picture of pair breaking by a vibrating wire is developed, which makes dear how quasi-particles can escape from the wire at critical velocities the Landau critical velocity νL. Assuming strong gap suppression at the wire surface, a critical velocity of is obtained, for ideal dipole flow around a wire of circular cross-section. In addition, a further transition to enhanced quasi-particle emission is predicted to occur at a velocity More generally, for non-dipole flow, and where at αl characterizes the local superflow near the surface of the wire.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Physica B: Condensed Matter|
|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics|
|Deposited On:||24 Oct 2012 10:19|
|Last Modified:||03 Nov 2015 16:28|
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