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Broken Spin-Orbit Symmetry in Superfluid ^3He and B-Phase Dynamics

Liu, Mario and Cross, M. C. (1978) Broken Spin-Orbit Symmetry in Superfluid ^3He and B-Phase Dynamics. Physical Review Letters, 41 (4). pp. 250-253. ISSN 0031-9007. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:LIUprl78

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Abstract

It is shown that the B phase not only has a "phase dynamics" such as that in He II, but also an orbital dynamics somewhat similar to that of 3He-A or a nematic liquid cyrstal. The rederived B-phase hydrodynamic theory, complete with nonlinear terms, establishes the equivalence between rotations in orbital and spin spaces and shows the intriguing possibilities of generating a magnetization by mechanical rotations and of substituting the magnetic field with oscillating parallel plates in "NMR" experiments.


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Additional Information:© 1978 The American Physical Society Received 12 May 1978 We would like to thank D. Osheroff for telling us about the Barnett effect.
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