Journal of Low Temperature Physics

, Volume 33, Issue 1–2, pp 117–126 | Cite as

Topological analysis of the cores of singularities in 3He-A

  • N. D. Mermin
  • V. P. Mineyev
  • G. E. Volovik

The methods of homotopy theory are employed to study the internal (core) structure of singularities. The technique is illustrated by several applications to line singularities in the A-phase of superfluid helium-3.


Magnetic Material Topological Analysis Homotopy Theory Line Singularity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. D. Mermin
    • 1
  • V. P. Mineyev
    • 2
  • G. E. Volovik
    • 3
  1. 1.Laboratory of Atomic and Solid State Physics, Cornell UniversityIthaca
  2. 2.Institute of Solid State Physics, USSR Academy of SciencesMoscow
  3. 3.Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics, USSR Academy of SciencesMoscow

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