Dissipative binding of atoms by non-conservative forces

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dc.identifier.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.15488/1614
dc.identifier.uri http://www.repo.uni-hannover.de/handle/123456789/1639
dc.contributor.author Lemeshko, Mikhail
dc.contributor.author Weimer, Hendrik
dc.date.accessioned 2017-06-14T12:34:51Z
dc.date.available 2017-06-14T12:34:51Z
dc.date.issued 2013
dc.identifier.citation Lemeshko, Mikhail; Weimer, Hendrik: Dissipative binding of atoms by non-conservative forces. In: Nature Communications 4 (2013), 2230. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1038/ncomms3230
dc.description.abstract The formation of molecules and supramolecular structures results from bonding by conservative forces acting among electrons and nuclei and giving rise to equilibrium configurations defined by minima of the interaction potential. Here we show that bonding can also occur by the non-conservative forces responsible for interaction-induced coherent population trapping. The bound state arises in a dissipative process and manifests itself as a stationary state at a preordained interatomic distance. Remarkably, such a dissipative bonding is present even when the interactions among the atoms are purely repulsive. The dissipative bound states can be created and studied spectroscopically in present-day experiments with ultracold atoms or molecules and can potentially serve for cooling strongly interacting quantum gases. eng
dc.description.sponsorship National Science Foundation
dc.description.sponsorship DAAD
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher London : Nature Publishing Group
dc.relation.ispartofseries Nature Communications 4 (2013)
dc.rights CC BY 4.0 Unported
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
dc.subject quantum simulator eng
dc.subject driven eng
dc.subject optics eng
dc.subject gas eng
dc.subject.ddc 500 | Naturwissenschaften ger
dc.title Dissipative binding of atoms by non-conservative forces
dc.type article
dc.type Text
dc.relation.issn 2041-1723
dc.relation.doi https://doi.org/10.1038/ncomms3230
dc.bibliographicCitation.volume 4
dc.bibliographicCitation.firstPage 2230
dc.description.version publishedVersion
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