Effects of Magnetic Field on the "A" Transition in Liquid He3 Academic Article uri icon


  • In an applied magnetic field the "A" transition in liquid He3 (at 2.7 mK on the melting curve) splits into two discrete transitions, occuring at different temperatures. This effect has been observed both in pressure-versus-time measurements in two different compressional cooling cells and in the attenuation of 10-MHz zero sound. The magnitude of the temperature splitting, in units of pressure along the melting curve, is 0.20H mbar for H in kOe. A third pressure-versus-time feature has been observed near A at high fields, but is not accompanied by an attenuation peak. 1973 The American Physical Society.

published proceedings

  • Physical Review A

author list (cited authors)

  • Gully, W. J., Osheroff, D. D., Lawson, D. T., Richardson, R. C., & Lee, D. M.

citation count

  • 65

complete list of authors

  • Gully, WJ||Osheroff, DD||Lawson, DT||Richardson, RC||Lee, DM

publication date

  • September 1973