Toggle Main Menu Toggle Search

Open Access padlockePrints

Parametric Driving of Dark Solitons in Atomic Bose-Einstein Condensates

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Nikolaos Proukakis, Professor Carlo Barenghi

Downloads

Full text for this publication is not currently held within this repository. Alternative links are provided below where available.


Abstract

A dark soliton oscillating in an elongated harmonically confined atomic Bose-Einstein condensate continuously exchanges energy with the sound field. Periodic optical paddles are employed to controllably enhance the sound density and transfer energy to the soliton, analogous to parametric driving. In the absence of damping, the amplitude of the soliton oscillations can be dramatically reduced, whereas with damping, a driven soliton equilibrates as a stable soliton with lower energy, thereby extending the soliton lifetime up to the lifetime of the condensate.


Publication metadata

Author(s): Parker NG, Proukakis NP, Barenghi CF, Adams CS

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Physical Review Letters

Year: 2004

Volume: 93

Issue: 13

ISSN (print): 0031-9007

ISSN (electronic): 1079-7114

Publisher: American Physical Society

URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.93.130408

DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.93.130408


Altmetrics

Altmetrics provided by Altmetric


Actions

Find at Newcastle University icon    Link to this publication


Share