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Superfluid field response to edge dislocation motion

Malmi-Kakkada, Abdul N and Valls, Oriol T and Dasgupta, Chandan (2017) Superfluid field response to edge dislocation motion. In: PHYSICAL REVIEW B, 95 (13).

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We study the dynamic response of a superfluid field to a moving edge dislocation line to which the field is minimally coupled. We use a dissipative Gross-Pitaevskii equation, and determine the initial conditions by solving the equilibrium version of the model. We consider the subsequent time evolution of the field for both glide and climb dislocation motion and analyze the results for a range of values of the constant speed VD of the moving dislocation. We find that the type of motion of the dislocation line is very important in determining the time evolution of the superfluid field distribution associated with it. Climb motion of the dislocation line induces increasing asymmetry, as function of time, in the field profile, with part of the probability being, as it were, left behind. On the other hand, glide motion has no effect on the symmetry properties of the superfluid field distribution. Damping of the superfluid field due to excitations associated with the moving dislocation line occurs in both cases.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copy right for this article belongs to the AMER PHYSICAL SOC, ONE PHYSICS ELLIPSE, COLLEGE PK, MD 20740-3844 USA
Department/Centre: Division of Physical & Mathematical Sciences > Physics
Depositing User: review EPrints Reviewer
Date Deposited: 25 May 2017 09:53
Last Modified: 25 May 2017 09:53
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/57056

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