Measurement of one-particle correlations and momentum distributions for trapped 1D gases

M. D. Girardeau, E. M. Wright

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Results are presented that highlight the difference between the momentum distributions for Fermi and Bose gases. In particular, it is shown that the central peak characteristic of a Tonks gas gets sharper as N increases, whereas the fermionic momentum distribution broadens with increasing N.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number050403
Pages (from-to)050403/1-050403/4
JournalPhysical review letters
Issue number5
StatePublished - Jul 30 2001


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