Spin-dipole oscillation and polarizability of a binary Bose-Einstein condensate near the miscible-immiscible phase transition
Authors: Bienaimé T., Fava E., Colzi G., Mordini C., Serafini S., Qu C., Stringari S., Lamporesi G., Ferrari G.
Autors Affiliation: INO-CNR BEC Center and Dipartimento di Fisica, Universita di Trento, 38123 Povo, Italy; Trento Institute for Fundamental Physics and Applications, INFN, 38123 Povo, Italy
Abstract: We report on the measurement of the spin-dipole (SD) polarizability and of the frequency of theSDoscillation of a two-component Bose-Einstein condensate of sodium atoms occupying the vertical bar 3(2)S(1/2), F = 1, m(F) = +/- 1 > hyperfine states. This binary spin mixture presents the important properties of being, at the same time, fully miscible and rid of the limit set by buoyancy. It is also characterized by a huge enhancement of the SD polarizability and by the consequent softening of the frequency of the SD oscillation, due to the vicinity to the transition to the immiscible phase. The experimental data are successfully compared with the predictions of theory.
Journal/Review: PHYSICAL REVIEW A
Volume: 94 (6) Pages from: 063652-1 to: 063652-5
More Information: We thank C. Salomon and G. Roati for discussions and a critical reading of the manuscript, and L. Festa for technical assistance at the early stage of the experiment. We acknowledge funding by the Provincia Autonoma di Trento, the QUIC grant of the Horizon 2020 FET program, and by the FIS (h) over bar project of the Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare.DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevA.94.063652Citations: 25data from “WEB OF SCIENCE” (of Thomson Reuters) are update at: 2023-01-29References taken from IsiWeb of Knowledge: (subscribers only)Connecting to view paper tab on IsiWeb: Click hereConnecting to view citations from IsiWeb: Click here