Half-Quantum Vortices in Superfluid Helium
J. A. Sauls
- Address: Department of Physics & Astronomy, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208
- Date: December 14, 2016
Researchers working with superfluid helium in a porous medium have generated vortices with half the quantum unit of fluid flow.
- Comment: This is a ViewPoint article written to highlight the discovery and publication of the ``Observation of half-quantum
vortices in topological superfluid 3He'', by S. Autti et al., appearing in Physical Review Letters 117, 255301 (2016).