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Schrodinger-Chern-Simons vortex dynamics

Krusch, Steffen, Sutcliffe, Paul M. (2006) Schrodinger-Chern-Simons vortex dynamics. Nonlinearity, 19 (7). pp. 1515-34. ISSN 0951-7715. (doi:10.1088/0951-7715/19/7/003) (KAR id:7985)

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We study the motion of vortices in the planar Ginzburg-Landau model with Schrodinger-Chern-Simons dynamics. We compare the moduli space approximation with the results of numerical simulations of the full field theory and find that there is agreement if the coupling constant is very close to the critical value separating type I from type II superconductors. However, there are significant qualitative differences even for modest deviations from the critically coupled regime. Radiation effects produce forces which are of the same order of magnitude as the intervortex force and therefore have a significant impact on vortex motion. We conclude that the moduli space approximation does not provide a good description of the dynamics in this regime.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1088/0951-7715/19/7/003
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science)
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Mathematics Statistics and Actuarial Science > Applied Mathematics
Depositing User: Judith Broom
Date Deposited: 16 Mar 2009 09:54 UTC
Last Modified: 06 May 2020 03:02 UTC
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