AuthorsGreen, P. J.
Grant, M. J.
Nevin, J. W.
Walmsley, P. M.; email: email@example.com
Golov, A. I.; orcid: 0000-0002-7244-5899
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AbstractAbstract: The vortex filament model is used to investigate the interaction of a quantized vortex ring with a straight vortex line and also the interaction of two solitons traveling in opposite directions along a vortex. When a ring reconnects with a line, we find that a likely outcome is the formation of a loop soliton. When they collide, loop solitons reconnect as they overlap each other producing either one or two vortex rings. These simulations are relevant for experiments on quantum turbulence in the zero temperature limit where small vortex rings are expected to be numerous. It seems that loop solitons might also commonly occur on vortex lines as they act as transient states between the absorption of a vortex ring before another ring is emitted when the soliton is involved in a reconnection.
CitationJournal of Low Temperature Physics, volume 201, issue 1-2, page 11-17
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History: received 2019-07-15, registration 2020-08-08, accepted 2020-08-08, pub-electronic 2020-08-29, online 2020-08-29, pub-print 2020-10
Publication status: Published
Funder: University of Manchester
Funder: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council; doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.13039/501100000266; Grant(s): EP/PO25625/1