Journal of Low Temperature Physics

, Volume 98, Issue 3–4, pp 195–226 | Cite as

Quasiclassical theory of vortices in3He-B

  • Mikael Fogelström
  • Juhani Kurkijärvi


We report weak-coupling numerical calculations of the order parameter and the free energy of isolated vortices in superfluid3He in the framework of the quasiclassical theory of superfluid Fermi-liquids. Unlike earlier work with the Ginzburg-Landau theory, our results are not restricted to the vicinity ofTc. We show that Fermi-liquid effects play an important role at lower temperatures. It appears there is a transition from the double core vortex to an A-phase-core vortex at the vapor pressure just above 0.5Tc.


Vortex Free Energy Vapor Pressure Numerical Calculation Magnetic Material 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mikael Fogelström
    • 1
  • Juhani Kurkijärvi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsÅbo AkademiÅboFinland

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