Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Supersonic optical tunnels for Bose–Einstein condensates

Wuester, Sebastian; Dabrowska-Wuster, Beata

Description

We propose a method for the stabilization of a stack of parallel vortex rings in a Bose–Einstein condensate. The method makes use of a 'hollow' laser beam containing an optical vortex. Using realistic experimental parameters we demonstrate numerically that our method can stabilize up to nine vortex rings. Furthermore we point out that the condensate flow through the tunnel formed by the core of the optical vortex can be made supersonic by inserting a laser-generated hump potential. We show that...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007-04-04
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10440/226
http://digitalcollections.anu.edu.au/handle/10440/226
Source: New Journal of Physics
DOI: 10.1088/1367-2630/9/4/085

Download

File Description SizeFormat Image
Wuster_Supersonic2007.pdf566.7 kBAdobe PDFThumbnail


Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  23 August 2018/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator