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Anomalous Viscosity of Vortex Hall States in Graphene

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We study temperature effect on anomalous viscosity of Graphene Hall fluid within quantum many-vortex hydrodynamics. The commonly observed filling fraction, in the range is considered. An expression for anomalous viscosity dependent on a geometric parameter-Hall expansion coefficient is obtained at finite temperatures. It arises from strained induced pseudo-magnetic field in addition to an anomalous term in vortex velocity, which is responsible for renormalization of vortex-vortex interactions. We observed that both terms greatly modify the anomalous viscosity as well as an enhancement of weakly observed v fractions. Finite values of the expansion coefficient produce constant and infinite viscosities at varying temperatures. The infinities are identified as energy gaps and suggest temperatures at which new stable quantum hall filling fractions could be seen. This phenomenon is used to estimate energy gaps of already measured fractional Quantum Hall States in Graphene.

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Musah, R. , Mensah, S. , Seini, I. and Abukari, S. (2015) Anomalous Viscosity of Vortex Hall States in Graphene. Journal of Applied Mathematics and Physics, 3, 1654-1661. doi: 10.4236/jamp.2015.312190.

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