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The Resource A Primer on Quantum Fluids

A Primer on Quantum Fluids

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A Primer on Quantum Fluids
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A Primer on Quantum Fluids
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SpringerBriefs in Physics
A Primer on Quantum Fluids
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A Primer on Quantum Fluids
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  • Preface -- Contents -- Acronyms -- 1 Introduction -- 1.1 Towards Absolute Zero -- 1.1.1 Discovery of Superconductivity and Superfluidity -- 1.1.2 Bose--Einstein Condensation -- 1.2 Ultracold Quantum Gases -- 1.2.1 Laser Cooling and Magnetic Trapping -- 1.2.2 Bose--Einstein Condensate à la Einstein -- 1.2.3 Degenerate Fermi Gases -- 1.3 Quantum Fluids Today -- References -- 2 Classical and Quantum Ideal Gases -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 Classical Particles -- 2.3 Ideal Classical Gas -- 2.3.1 Macrostates, Microstates and the Most Likely State of the System -- 2.3.2 The Boltzmann Distribution -- 2.4 Quantum Particles -- 2.4.1 A Chance Discovery -- 2.4.2 Bosons and Fermions -- 2.4.3 The Bose--Einstein and Fermi-Dirac Distributions -- 2.5 The Ideal Bose Gas -- 2.5.1 Continuum Approximation and Density of States -- 2.5.2 Integrating the Bose--Einstein Distribution -- 2.5.3 Bose--Einstein Condensation -- 2.5.4 Critical Temperature for Condensation -- 2.5.5 Condensate Fraction -- 2.5.6 Particle-Wave Overlap -- 2.5.7 Internal Energy -- 2.5.8 Pressure -- 2.5.9 Heat Capacity -- 2.5.10 Ideal Bose Gas in a Harmonic Trap -- 2.6 Ideal Fermi Gas -- 2.7 Summary -- References -- 3 Gross-Pitaevskii Model of the Condensate -- 3.1 The Gross-Pitaevskii Equation -- 3.1.1 Mass, Energy and Momentum -- 3.2 Time-Independent GPE -- 3.3 Fluid Dynamics Interpretation -- 3.4 Stationary Solutions in Infinite or Semi--infinite Homogeneous Systems -- 3.4.1 Uniform Condensate -- 3.4.2 Condensate Near a Wall -- 3.5 Stationary Solutions in Harmonic Potentials -- 3.5.1 No Interactions -- 3.5.2 Strong Repulsive Interactions -- 3.5.3 Weak Interactions -- 3.5.4 Anisotropic Harmonic Potentials and Condensates of Reduced Dimensionality -- 3.6 Imaging and Column-Integrated Density -- 3.7 Galilean Invariance and Moving Frames -- 3.8 Dimensionless Variables -- 3.8.1 Homogeneous Condensate
  • 3.8.2 Harmonically-Trapped Condensate -- References -- 4 Waves and Solitons -- 4.1 Dispersion Relation and Sound Waves -- 4.1.1 Dispersion Relation -- 4.1.2 Sound Waves -- 4.2 Landau's Criterion and the Breakdown of Superfluidity -- 4.3 Collective Modes -- 4.3.1 Scaling Solutions -- 4.3.2 Expansion of the Condensate -- 4.4 Solitons -- 4.5 Dark Solitons -- 4.5.1 Dark Soliton Solutions -- 4.5.2 Particle-Like Behaviour -- 4.5.3 Collisions -- 4.5.4 Motion in a Harmonic Trap -- 4.5.5 Experiments and 3D Effects -- 4.6 Bright Solitons -- 4.6.1 Collisions -- 4.6.2 Experiments and 3D Effects -- References -- 5 Vortices and Rotation -- 5.1 Phase Defects -- 5.2 Quantized Vortices -- 5.3 Classical Versus Quantum Vortices -- 5.4 The Nature of the Vortex Core -- 5.5 Vortex Energy and Angular Momentum -- 5.6 Rotating Condensates and Vortex Lattices -- 5.6.1 Buckets -- 5.6.2 Trapped Condensates -- 5.7 Vortex Pairs and Vortex Rings -- 5.7.1 Vortex-Antivortex Pairs and Corotating Pairs -- 5.7.2 Vortex Rings -- 5.7.3 Vortex Pair and Ring Generation by a Moving Obstacle -- 5.8 Motion of Individual Vortices -- 5.9 Kelvin Waves -- 5.10 Vortex Reconnections -- 5.11 Sound Emission -- 5.12 Quantum Turbulence -- 5.12.1 Three-Dimensional Quantum Turbulence -- 5.12.2 Two-Dimensional Quantum Turbulence -- 5.13 Vortices of Infinitesimal Thickness -- 5.13.1 Three-Dimensional Vortex Filaments -- 5.13.2 Two-Dimensional Vortex Points -- References -- Appendix ASimulating the 1D GPE -- Index
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