A BoseEinstein condensate is a Bose condensate in the laboratory ground state

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dc.contributor.author McPhail, AVH
dc.contributor.author Hoogerland, MD
dc.date.accessioned 2021-11-09T04:29:01Z
dc.date.available 2021-11-09T04:29:01Z
dc.date.issued 2021-10-13
dc.identifier.issn 1364-5021
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/2292/57331
dc.description.abstract <jats:p>Bose–Einstein condensates of weakly interacting, ultra-cold atoms have become a workhorse for exploring quantum effects on atomic motion, but does this condensate need to be in the ground state of the system? Researchers often perform transformations so that their Hamiltonians are easier to analyse. However, changing Hamiltonians can require an energy shift. We show that transforming into a rotating or oscillating frame of reference of a Bose condensate does not then satisfy Einstein’s requirement that a condensate exists in the zero kinetic energy state. We show that Bose condensation can occur above the ground state and at room temperature, referring to recent literature.</jats:p>
dc.language en
dc.publisher The Royal Society
dc.relation.ispartofseries Proceedings of the Royal Society A
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dc.rights.uri https://researchspace.auckland.ac.nz/docs/uoa-docs/rights.htm
dc.subject 01 Mathematical Sciences
dc.subject 02 Physical Sciences
dc.subject 09 Engineering
dc.title A BoseEinstein condensate is a Bose condensate in the laboratory ground state
dc.type Journal Article
dc.identifier.doi 10.1098/rspa.2021.0465
pubs.issue 2254
pubs.begin-page 20210465
pubs.volume 477
dc.date.updated 2021-10-18T22:09:31Z
dc.rights.holder Copyright: The author en
pubs.publication-status Published
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/RetrictedAccess en
pubs.elements-id 870367
dc.identifier.eissn 1471-2946
pubs.online-publication-date 2021-10-13


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