Monopole charge distributions of rotating condensates

  • L. G. Boussiakou
  • C. R. Bennett
  • M. Babiker
Conference paper

Abstract

We show that a vortex state Bose-Einstein condensate of atoms carrying electric (magnetic) dipoles gives rise to magnetic (electric) charge and field distributions. The theory is completely symmetric concerning the electric and magnetic aspects and preserves overall charge neutrality.

OCIS codes

(270.5580) Quantum electrodynamics (000.6800)Theoretical physics 

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    C. R. Bennett, L. G. Boussiakou and M. Babiker, “Quantized electric and magnetic monopoles in rotating Bose-Einstein condensates”, submitted to Phys. Rev. Lett.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • L. G. Boussiakou
    • 1
  • C. R. Bennett
    • 1
  • M. Babiker
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsUniversity of YorkYorkEngland

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