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New Textural Phases in 3He–A

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<mark>Journal publication date</mark>1987
<mark>Journal</mark>Japanese Journal of Applied Physics
Issue numbersupplem 26-3
Number of pages2
Pages (from-to)201-202
<mark>Original language</mark>English


The response of 3He–A textures to imposed superfluid massflow and applied magnetic field is studied by means of numerical integration. Results are presented which indicate the existence of a previously unsuspected textural phase transition under increasing magnetic field in massflows of strength comparable to that of the dipolar interaction. This transition is from a stable dynamic domain-lattice texture to an unstable texture, and is identified by the dramatic change which occurs in the Fourier transform of the time charactristics of the texture. In higher magnetic field a dynamic domain-lattice transverse to the axis of the low field texture becomes the stable textural phase.