Journal of Low Temperature Physics

, Volume 101, Issue 3–4, pp 815–820 | Cite as

Dynamics of quantized vortices in rotating superfluid

  • Makoto Tsubota
  • Hideki Yoneda
Quantum Liquids

Abstract

Dynamics of interactive quantized vortices in rotating superfluid is studied theoretically. This work considers the basic system where superfluid is contained in a cylindrical vessel that rotates about its axis at an angular velocity. Although two-dimensional equilibrium patterns of vortex arrays are understood fairly well at present, there has been only a little amount of information on the dynamical aspects. Thus this work studies some typical dynamical problems, i.e., formation of vortex array and spin-down process. We describe also three-dimensional analysis which is much more troublesome than two-dimensional one.

Keywords

Vortex Vortex Line Cylindrical Vessel Mutual Friction Quantized Vortex 

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Makoto Tsubota
    • 1
  • Hideki Yoneda
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Fluid ScienceTohoku UniversitySendaiJapan

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