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Mean-Field Transport of a Bose-Einstein Condensate

  • Samy Mailoud SekkouriEmail author
  • Sandro Wimberger
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 191)

Abstract

The expansion of an initially confined Bose-Einstein condensate into either free space or a tilted optical lattice is investigated in a mean-field approach. The effect of the interactions is to enhance or suppress the transport depending on the sign and strength of the interactions. These effects are discusses in detail in view of recent experiments probing non-equilibrium transport of ultracold quantum gases.

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Acknowledgements

We are very grateful for support by the FIL 2014 program of Parma University. Moreover, SW thanks the organizers of the NDES 2015 conference for their kind invitation and the wonderful meeting at Como.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.DiFeSTUniversità degli Studi di ParmaParmaItaly
  2. 2.Gruppo Collegato di ParmaINFN, Sezione di Milano BicoccaParmaItaly

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