Atomic color superfluid via three-body loss

A. Kantian, M. Dalmonte, S. Diehl, W. Hofstetter, P. Zoller, A.J. Daley

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Abstract

Large three-body loss rates in a three-component Fermi gas confined in an optical lattice can dynamically prevent atoms from tunneling so as to occupy a lattice site with three atoms. This effective constraint not only suppresses the occurrence of actual loss events, but stabilizes BCS-pairing phases by suppressing the formation of trions. We study the effect of the constraint on the many-body physics using bosonization and density matrix renormalization group techniques, and also investigate the full dissipative dynamics including loss for the example of Li6.
Original languageEnglish
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Volume103
Issue number24
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 9 Dec 2009

Keywords

  • atomic color
  • superfluid
  • three-body loss

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Kantian, A., Dalmonte, M., Diehl, S., Hofstetter, W., Zoller, P., & Daley, A. J. (2009). Atomic color superfluid via three-body loss. Physical Review Letters, 103(24). https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.103.240401