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Title: Nucleation of Vortices by Rapid Thermal Quench

Abstract

By numerical and analytical study of the time-dependent Ginzburg-Landau equation we show that vortex nucleation in superfluid {sup 3}He by rapid thermal quench in the presence of superflow is dominated by a transverse instability of the moving normal-superfluid interface. Exact expressions for the instability threshold as a function of supercurrent density and the front velocity are found. {copyright} {ital 1999} {ital The American Physical Society}

Authors:
; ;  [1];  [2]
  1. Argonne National Laboratory, 9700 South Cass Avenue, Argonne, Illinois 60439 (United States)
  2. L. D. Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics, 117334 Moscow (Russia)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Laboratory (ANL), Argonne, IL
OSTI Identifier:
686571
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Physical Review Letters
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 83; Journal Issue: 13; Other Information: PBD: Sep 1999
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
66 PHYSICS; SUPERFLUIDITY; VORTICES; HELIUM 3; NUCLEATION; QUENCHING; NUMERICAL SOLUTION; ANALYTICAL SOLUTION; GINZBURG-LANDAU THEORY; INTERFACES; INSTABILITY

Citation Formats

Aranson, I.S., Kopnin, N.B., Vinokur, V.M., and Kopnin, N.B. Nucleation of Vortices by Rapid Thermal Quench. United States: N. p., 1999. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.83.2600.
Aranson, I.S., Kopnin, N.B., Vinokur, V.M., & Kopnin, N.B. Nucleation of Vortices by Rapid Thermal Quench. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.83.2600.
Aranson, I.S., Kopnin, N.B., Vinokur, V.M., and Kopnin, N.B. Wed . "Nucleation of Vortices by Rapid Thermal Quench". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.83.2600.
@article{osti_686571,
title = {Nucleation of Vortices by Rapid Thermal Quench},
author = {Aranson, I.S. and Kopnin, N.B. and Vinokur, V.M. and Kopnin, N.B.},
abstractNote = {By numerical and analytical study of the time-dependent Ginzburg-Landau equation we show that vortex nucleation in superfluid {sup 3}He by rapid thermal quench in the presence of superflow is dominated by a transverse instability of the moving normal-superfluid interface. Exact expressions for the instability threshold as a function of supercurrent density and the front velocity are found. {copyright} {ital 1999} {ital The American Physical Society}},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevLett.83.2600},
journal = {Physical Review Letters},
number = 13,
volume = 83,
place = {United States},
year = {1999},
month = {9}
}