Spin waves in He3-B

D. D. Osher Off, W. Van Roosbroeck, H. Smith, W. F. Brinkman

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A set of harmonic-oscillator-like standing spin-wave modes have been observed in superfluid He3-B confined by a set of parallel plates. The frequencies and intensities of the modes are in close agreement with computer solutions of the theoretical equations. Their observation represents the first direct confirmation of the existence of spin-wave dispersion in either superfluid phase of He3.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)134-137
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical review letters
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1977

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Physics and Astronomy


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