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Graphene and 2D Crystals

Quantum Fluids and Solids

  • T. Zhu, M. L. Evans, R. A. Brown, P. M. Walmsley, and A. I. Golov
    Interactions between unidirectional quantized vortex rings
    Phys. Rev. Fluids 1, 044502 (2016) DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevFluids.1.044502.
  • D. E. Zmeev, P. M. Walmsley, A. I. Golov, P. V. E. McClintock, S. N. Fisher, and W. F. Vinen
    Dissipation of Quasiclassical Turbulence in Superfluid 4He
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 155303 (2015) DOI: http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1103/PhysRevLett.115.155303.
  • Borisenko, D. N., Walmsley, P. M., Golov, A. I., Kolesnikov, N. N., Kotov, Y. V., Levchenko, A. A., Fear, M. J.
    Nanotube-based source of charges for experiments with solid helium at low temperatures
    Low Temperature Physics 41, 567 (2015). DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4927049. Publication link: 7385f313-6d3f-41b8-b3c7-2097ee800ce2
  • P. M. Walmsley, P. A. Tompsett, D. E. Zmeev, and A. I. Golov
    Reconnections of Quantized Vortex Rings in Superfluid 4He at Very Low Temperatures
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 125302 (2014) DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.113.125302.
  • Yury M. Bunkov, Andrei I. Golov, Victor S. L'vov, Anna Pomyalov, and Itamar Procaccia
    Evolution of a neutron-initiated micro big bang in superfluid 3He−B
    Phys. Rev. B 90, 024508 (2014); DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevB.90.024508.
  • Paul Walmsley, Dmitry Zmeev, Fatemeh Pakpour, and Andrei Golov
    Dynamics of quantum turbulence of different spectra (invited review)
    PNAS 111 (Supplement 1) 4691-4698 (2014); doi:10.1073/pnas.1312544110.
  • M. J. Fear, P. M. Walmsley, D. A. Chorlton, D. E. Zmeev, S. J. Gillott,  M. C. Sellers, P. P. Richardson, H. Agrawal, G. Batey, and A. I. Golov
    A compact rotating dilution refrigerator
    Rev. Sci. Instrum. 84, 103905 (2013); doi: 10.1063/1.4822340.
  • Borisenko, D. N., Walmsley, P. M., Golov, A. I., Kolesnikov, N. N., Kotov, Y. V., Levchenko, A. A., & Fear, M. J.
    A field-emission source of charges based on nanotubes for low-temperature experiments
    Instruments and Experimental Techniques, 57, 755 (2014). DOI: 10.1134/S002044121406013X. Publication link: a0b3011c-3ced-4b14-ae70-cecc243a146b.
  • D. E. Zmeev, F. Pakpour, P. M. Walmsley, A. I. Golov, W. Guo, D. N. McKinsey, G. G. Ihas, P. V. E. McClintock, S. N. Fisher, and W. F. Vinen
    Excimers He2* as Tracers of Quantum Turbulence in 4He in the T=0 Limit
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 175303 (2013); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.110.175303.
  • D. E. Zmeev, F. Papkour, P. M. Walmsley, A. I. Golov, P. V. E. McClintock, S. N. Fisher, W. Guo, D. N. McKinsey, G. G. Ihas and W. F. Vinen
    Observation of Crossover from Ballistic to Diffusion Regime for Excimer Molecules in Superfluid 4He
    J. Low Temp. Phys. 171, 207 (2013); DOI: 10.1007/s10909-012-0720-6
  • P.M.Walmsley and A.I.Golov
    Chirality of superfluid 3He-A
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 215301 (2012). (Editor’s choice, Selected for a Viewpoint in Physics).
  • M.Yu. Brazhnikov, D.E. Zmeev, and A.I.Golov
    Thermal conductivity and torsional oscillations of solid 4He
    Fizika Nizkih Temperatur (Sov. Low Temp. Phys). 38, 1329-1335 (2012).
    LOW TEMPERATURE PHYSICS  38, 1049-1054 (2012) DOI: 10.1063/1.4765093 
  • D.E. Zmeev, M.Yu. Brazhnikov, R. Schanen, A.I.Golov
    Measurements of Torsional Oscillations and Thermal Conductivity in Solid 4He
    J. Low Temp. Phys. 169, 169-179 (2012).
  • P.M.Walmsley and A.I.Golov
    Rotating quantum turbulence in superfluid 4He in the T=0 limit
    Phys. Rev. B 86, 060518(RC) (2012).
  • D. E. Zmeev and A.I.Golov
    Simultaneous Measurements of the Torsional Oscillator Anomaly and Thermal Conductivity in Solid 4He
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 065302 (2011).
  • Walmsley, P. M., Eltsov, V. B., Heikkinen, P. J., Hosio, J. J., Hänninen, R., & Krusius, M. (2011)
    Turbulent vortex flow responses at the AB interface in rotating superfluid 3He-B
    Phys. Rev. B 84, 184532. DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.84.184532. Publication link: 7e5f11bd-0cb7-4d97-8a8f-c18499581f12.
  • A.I.Golov, P.M.Walmsley, P. Tompsett
    Charged Tangles of Quantized Vortices in Superfluid 4He
    J. Low Temp. Phys. 161, 509-525 (2010).
  • A.I.Golov, P.M.Walmsley
    Homogeneous Turbulence in Superfluid 4He in the Low-Temperature Limit: Experimental Progress
    J. Low Temp. Phys. 156, 51-70 (2009).
  • P.M.Walmsley, A.I.Golov, H.E.Hall, W.F.Vinen, A.A.Levchenko
    Decay of turbulence generated by spin-down to rest in superfluid 4He
    J. Low Temp. Phys. 153, 127-139 (2009).
  • V.B. Eltsov, R. deGraaf, R. Hänninen, M. Krusius, R.E. Solntsev, V.S. L'vov, A.I. Golov & P.M. Walmsley
    Turbulent Dynamics in Rotating Helium Superfluids (PDF 7889KB)
    Progress in Low Temperature Physics (review, North-Holland 2008), XVI, 45-146.
  • P.M.Walmsley & A.I.Golov
    Quantum and quasiclassical types of superfluid turbulence (PDF 460KB)
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 245301 (2008).
  • P.M.Walmsley, A.I.Golov, H.E.Hall, A.A.Levchenko & W.F.Vinen
    Dissipation of quantum turbulence in the zero-temperature limit (PDF 508KB)
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 99, 265302 (2007).
  • V.B. Eltsov, A.I. Golov, R. deGraaf, R. Hanninen, M. Krusius, V.S. L’vov, & R.E. Solntsev
    Quantum Turbulence in a Propagating Superfluid Vortex Front (PDF 311KB)
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 99, 265301 (2007).
  • P.M. Walmsley, I.J. White, & A.I. Golov
    Intrinsic Pinning of Vorticity by Domain Walls of l-Texture in Superfluid 3He-A (PDF 188KB)
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 195301 (2004).
  • A.I. Golov, D. Einzel, G. Lawes, K. Matsumoto, & J.M. Parpia
    Dissipation Mechanisms near the Superfluid 3He Transition in Aerogel (PDF 242KB)
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 92, 195301 (2004).
  • P.M. Walmsley, D.J. Cousins, & A.I. Golov
    Critical Velocity of Continuous Vortex Nucleation in a Slab of Superfluid 3He-A (PDF 134KB)
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 91, 225301 (2003).
  • G. Lawes, A.I. Golov, E. Nazaretski, N. Mulders, & J.M. Parpia
    Sound Propagation in Co-existent Bose and Fermi Superfluids in Aerogel (PDF 211KB)
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 90, 195301 (2003).
  • A. Golov, D.A. Geller, J.M. Parpia, & N. Mulders
    Acoustic Spectroscopy of Superfluid 3He in Aerogel (PDF 237KB)
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 82, 3492 (1999).
  • H. Alles, J.J. Kaplinsky, P.S. Wootton, J.D. Reppy, J.H. Naish, & J.R. Hook
    Evidence for Superfluid B Phase of 3He in Aerogel (PDF 79KB)
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 83, 1367 (1999).
  • A. Golov, J.V. Porto, & J.M. Parpia
    Superfluidity of 3He in Aerogel Covered with a Thick 4He Film (PDF 290KB)
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 80, 4486 (1998).
  • H. E. Hall & J. R. Hook
    Comment on "Magnus and Iordanskii forces in superfluids" (PDF 54KB)
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 80, 4356-4357 (1998).
  • T. D. C. Bevan, A. J. Manninen, J. B. Cook, J. R. Hook, H. E. Hall, T. Vachaspati & G. E. Volovik
    Momentum creation by vortices in superfluid 3He as a model of primordial baryogenesis (PDF 889KB)
    Nature 386, 689 - 692 (1997).
  • A. J. Manninen, T. D. C. Bevan, J. B. Cook, H. Alles, J. R. Hook & H. E. Hall
    Vortex mutual friction, orbital inertia and history dependent textures in rotating superfluid 3He-A (PDF 147KB)
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 77, 5086 (1996).
  • T. D. C. Bevan, A. J. Manninen, J. B. Cook, A. J. Armstrong, J. R. Hook, & H. E. Hall
    Vortex Mutual Friction in Rotating Superfluid 3He-B (PDF 693KB)
    Phys. Rev. Lett.
    74, 750 (1995);
    Erratum (PDF 27KB)
    Phys. Rev. Lett.
    74, 3092(E) (1995).


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