Ultracold Bosonic and Fermionic Gases
Ultracold Bose and Fermi quantum gases are introduced at a level appropriate for first-year graduate students and non-specialists such as more mature general physicists. The reader will find answers to questions like: how are experiments conducted and how are the results interpreted? What are the advantages and limitations of ultracold atoms in studying many-body physics? How do experiments on ultracold atoms facilitate novel scientific opportunities relevant to the condensed-matted community?
This volume seeks to be comprehensible rather than comprehensive; it aims at the level of a colloquium, accessible to outside readers, containing only minimal equations and limited references. In large part, it relies on many beautiful experiments from the past fifteen years and their very fruitful interplay with basic theoretical ideas. In this particular context, phenomena most relevant to condensed-matter science have been emphasized.
Condensed matter physicists, graduate students and general physicists
- Published: June 2012
- Imprint: ELSEVIER
- ISBN: 978-0-444-53857-4
Table of Contents1. Experimental Methods of Ultracold Atomic Physics, D.M. Stamper-Kurn and J.H. Thywissen
2. Bose gas: Theory and Experiment, A.L. Fetter and Christopher J. Foot
3. The Fermi Gases and Superfluids: Experiment and Theory, R. Hulet and K. Levin
4. Low-dimensional Atomic Bose Gases, Z. Hadzibabic and M. Köhl
5. Ultracold Atoms and Molecules in Optical Lattices, I. Bloch and P. Zollerc
6. Unitary Fermi Gases, J.E. Thomas
7. Potential Insights into Non-equilibrium Behavior from Atomic Physics, A. Lamacraft and J. Moore