Surface specific heat of he3 and andreev bound states

H. Choi*, J. P. Davis, J. Pollanen, W. P. Halperin

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Abstract

High resolution measurements of the specific heat of liquid He3 in the presence of a silver surface have been performed at temperatures near the superfluid transition in the pressure range of 1-29 bar. The surface contribution to the heat capacity is identified with Andreev bound states of He3 quasiparticles that have a range of half a coherence length.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number125301
JournalPhysical review letters
Volume96
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - 2006

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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