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- Dynamic response of strongly correlated Fermi gases in the quantum virial expansion
- Hu, Hui; Liu, Xia-Ji; Drummond, Peter D.
- By developing a quantum virial expansion theory, we quantitatively calculate the dynamic density response function of a trapped strongly interacting Fermi gas at high temperatures near unitarity. A clear transition from atomic to molecular responses is identified in the spectra when crossing from the BCS to BEC regimes, in qualitative agreement with recent Bragg spectroscopy observations. Our virial expansion method provides a promising way to solve the challenging strong-coupling problems and is applicable to other dynamical properties of strongly correlated Fermi gases.
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- Journal article
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- Swinburne University of Technology. Faculty of Engineering and Industrial Sciences. Centre for Atom Optics and Ultrafast Spectroscopy
- Physical Review A: Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics, Vol. 81, no. 3 (Mar 2010), paper no. 033630
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- 0202 Atomic, Molecular, Nuclear, Particle and Plasma Physics; 0204 Condensed Matter Physics; 0205 Optical Physics
- Dynamic density response; Fermi gases; Quantum virial expansion
- American Physical Society
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- Copyright © 2010 The American Physical Society. Published version of the paper reproduced here with the kind permission of the publisher for non-commercial purposes only.
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