Macroscopic parity violating effects and 3He-A

G.E. Volovik, A. Vilenkin

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    Abstract

    We discuss parity violating effects in relativistic quantum theory and their analogues in the effective field theory of superfluid 3He−A. A mixed axial-gravitational Chern-Simons term in the relativistic effective action and its condensed matter analogue are responsible for the chiral fermion flux along the rotation axis of the heat bath in a relativistic system and for the unusual Ω-odd dependence of the zero-temperature density of the normal component on the rotation velocity in 3He−A.
    Original languageEnglish
    Article number025014
    Pages (from-to)1-6
    JournalPhysical Review D
    Volume62
    Issue number2
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2000
    MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

    Keywords

    • superfluid 3He-A
    • quantum theory

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