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A nonlinear quantum piston for the controlled generation of vortex rings

Authors
  • Berloff, Natalia G.
  • Perez-Garcia, Victor M.
Type
Preprint
Publication Date
Jul 06, 2010
Submission Date
Jun 23, 2010
Identifiers
arXiv ID: 1006.4426
Source
arXiv
License
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Abstract

We propose a simple way to manage interactions in Bose-Einstein condensates to generate vortex rings in a highly controllable way. The vortex rings are generated under the action of a quantum analogue of a classical piston pushing the condensed atoms through a small aperture.

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