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Collapsing Bose-Einstein condensates beyond the Gross-Pitaevskii approximation

Wuester, Sebastian; Hope, Joseph; Savage, Craig

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We analyze quantum field models of the bosenova experiment, in which85Rb Bose-Einstein condensates were made to collapse by switching their atomic interactions from repulsive to attractive. Specifically, we couple the lowest order quantum field correlation functions to the Gross-Pitaevskii function, and solve the resulting dynamical system numerically. Comparing the computed collapse times with the experimental measurements, we find that the calculated times are much larger than the measured...[Show more]

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Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/80082
Source: Physical Review A: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevA.71.033604

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