Self-bound dipolar droplet: A localized matter wave in free space
Authors: Baillie D., Wilson RM., Bisset RN., Blakie PB.
Autors Affiliation: Univ Otago, Ctr Quantum Sci, Dept Phys, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand; Univ Otago, Dodd Walls Ctr Photon & Quantum Technol, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand; US Naval Acad, Dept Phys, Annapolis, MD 21402 USA; Univ Trento, INO CNR BEC Ctr, Via Sommarive 14, I-38123 Povo, Italy; Univ Trento, Dipartimento Fis, Via Sommarive 14, I-38123 Povo, Italy
Abstract: We demonstrate that a dipolar condensate can be prepared into a three-dimensional wave packet that remains localized when released in free space. Such self-bound states arise from the interplay of the two-body interactions and quantum fluctuations. We develop a phase diagram for the parameter regimes where these self-bound states are stable, examine their properties, and demonstrate how they can be produced in current experiments.
Journal/Review: PHYSICAL REVIEW A
Volume: 94 (2) Pages from: 021602-1 to: 021602-5
KeyWords: self-bound statesDOI: 10.1103/PhysRevA.94.021602Citations: 123data from “WEB OF SCIENCE” (of Thomson Reuters) are update at: 2023-05-28References taken from IsiWeb of Knowledge: (subscribers only)Connecting to view paper tab on IsiWeb: Click hereConnecting to view citations from IsiWeb: Click here