Journal of Low Temperature Physics

, Volume 21, Issue 5–6, pp 525–534 | Cite as

A generalized Ginzburg-Landau approach to the superfluidity of helium 3

  • M. C. Cross


The coefficients in the expansion of the free energy and supercurrents in gradients of the order parameter are calculated from the microscopic Hamiltonian for all temperatures, first for a gas model and then including Fermi liquid corrections. This provides the basis for a simple discussion of the supercurrents and collective modes. The magnitude of the intrinsic orbital angular momentum in the Anderson-Brinkman-Morel phase is calculated, and found to beTc/EF smaller than previous estimates.


Free Energy Helium Angular Momentum Magnetic Material Previous Estimate 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. C. Cross
    • 1
  1. 1.Cavendish LaboratoryUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeEngland

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