Observation of Half-Quantum Vortices in Topological Superfluid 3He

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dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor Aalto University en
dc.contributor.author Autti, S.
dc.contributor.author Dmitriev, V. V.
dc.contributor.author Mäkinen, J. T.
dc.contributor.author Soldatov, A. A.
dc.contributor.author Volovik, G. E.
dc.contributor.author Yudin, A. N.
dc.contributor.author Zavjalov, V. V.
dc.contributor.author Eltsov, V. B.
dc.date.accessioned 2017-05-11T08:40:09Z
dc.date.available 2017-05-11T08:40:09Z
dc.date.issued 2016-12-14
dc.identifier.citation Autti , S , Dmitriev , V V , Mäkinen , J T , Soldatov , A A , Volovik , G E , Yudin , A N , Zavjalov , V V & Eltsov , V B 2016 , ' Observation of Half-Quantum Vortices in Topological Superfluid 3He ' PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS , vol 117 , no. 25 , 255301 , pp. 1-6 . DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.117.255301 en
dc.identifier.issn 0031-9007
dc.identifier.issn 1079-7114
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dc.identifier.other PURE ITEMURL: https://research.aalto.fi/en/publications/observation-of-halfquantum-vortices-in-topological-superfluid-3he(959c1b44-ec20-42a5-a94f-00e68c72c65d).html
dc.identifier.other PURE LINK: https://arxiv.org/abs/1508.02197
dc.identifier.other PURE FILEURL: https://research.aalto.fi/files/11441136/PhysRevLett.117.pdf
dc.identifier.uri https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/25705
dc.description.abstract One of the most sought-after objects in topological quantum-matter systems is a vortex carrying half a quantum of circulation. They were originally predicted to exist in superfluid He3−A but have never been resolved there. Here we report an observation of half-quantum vortices (HQVs) in the polar phase of superfluid He3. The vortices are created with rotation or by the Kibble-Zurek mechanism and identified based on their nuclear magnetic resonance signature. This discovery provides a pathway for studies of unpaired Majorana modes bound to the HQV cores in the polar-distorted A phase. en
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dc.format.extent 1-6
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.relation.ispartofseries PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Volume 117, issue 25 en
dc.rights openAccess en
dc.subject.other Condensed Matter Physics en
dc.subject.other 114 Physical sciences en
dc.subject.other Condensed matter physics en
dc.title Observation of Half-Quantum Vortices in Topological Superfluid 3He en
dc.type A1 Alkuperäisartikkeli tieteellisessä aikakauslehdessä fi
dc.description.version Peer reviewed en
dc.contributor.department Department of Applied Physics
dc.contributor.department Russian Academy of Sciences
dc.contributor.department Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology
dc.subject.keyword Condensed Matter Physics
dc.subject.keyword 114 Physical sciences
dc.subject.keyword Condensed matter physics
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:aalto-201705114089
dc.identifier.doi 10.1103/PhysRevLett.117.255301
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