Vortex precession in Bose-Einstein condensates: observations with filled and empty cores

B. P. Anderson, P. C. Haljan, C. E. Wieman, E. A. Cornell

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Abstract

Vortex dynamics in bare- and filled-core vortices in dilute-gas Bose-Einstein condensates (BECs) were measured using a combination of destructive and nondestructive imaging techniques. Vortex precision frequencies showed only modest dependence on the radius and content of the vortex core.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2857-2860
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical review letters
Volume85
Issue number14
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2 2000

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