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Superfluid phases of 3He in a magnetic field


  • Brussaard, P.
  • Capel, H.W.


We derive from symmetry considerations the free energy as a function of the order parameter in a Ginzburg–Landau approximation. The minima of the free energy with respect to the order parameter are calculated by solving the gap equations in a magnetic field. Using the strong coupling corrections on the basis of a model of a Fermi gas with only short-range repulsions, it is shown that only the A1, ABM and extended BW states can lead to an absolute minimum.

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  • Brussaard, P. & Capel, H.W., 1999. "Superfluid phases of 3He in a magnetic field," Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Elsevier, vol. 265(3), pages 370-395.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:phsmap:v:265:y:1999:i:3:p:370-395
    DOI: 10.1016/S0378-4371(98)00557-3

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