Macroscopic parity violating effects and 3He-A

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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.

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Original languageEnglish
Article number025014
Pages (from-to)1-6
JournalPhysical Review D
Volume62
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2000
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

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  • superfluid 3He-A, quantum theory

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