Coherent atom-trimer conversion in a repulsive Bose-Einstein condensate

H. Jing, J. Cheng, P. Meystre

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We show that the use of a generalized atom-molecule dark state permits the enhanced coherent creation of triatomic molecules in a repulsive atomic Bose-Einstein condensate, with further enhancement being possible in the case of heteronuclear trimers via the constructive interference between two chemical reaction channels.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number133002
JournalPhysical review letters
Issue number13
StatePublished - Sep 28 2007
Externally publishedYes

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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