Watching a superfluid untwist itself: Recurrence of rabi oscillations in a bose-einstein condensate

M. R. Matthews, B. P. Anderson, P. C. Haljan, D. S. Hall, M. J. Holland, J. E. Williams, C. E. Wieman, E. A. Cornell

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Abstract

The order parameter of a condensate with two internal states can continuously distort in such a way as to remove twists that have been imposed along its length. We observe this effect experimentally in the collapse and recurrence of Rabi oscillations in a magnetically trapped, two-component Bose-Einstein condensate of 87Rb. 1999

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3358-3361
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical review letters
Volume83
Issue number17
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 25 1999
Externally publishedYes

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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