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Rotational properties of two-component Bose gases in the lowest Landau level
Stockholm University, Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics (Nordita).
Number of Authors: 3
2014 (English)In: Physical Review A. Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics, ISSN 1050-2947, E-ISSN 1094-1622, Vol. 89, no 4, 043625- p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
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We study the rotational (yrast) spectra of dilute two-component atomic Bose gases in the low angular momentum regime, assuming equal interspecies and intraspecies interaction. Our analysis employs the composite fermion (CF) approach including a pseudospin degree of freedom. While the CF approach is not a priori expected to work well in this angular momentum regime, we show that composite fermion diagonalization gives remarkably accurate approximations to low-energy states in the spectra. For angular momenta 0 < L < M ( where N and M denote the numbers of particles of the two species, and M >= N), we find that the CF states span the full Hilbert space and provide a convenient set of basis states which, by construction, are eigenstates of the symmetries of the Hamiltonian. Within this CF basis, we identify a subset of the basis states with the lowest A-level kinetic energy. Diagonalization within this significantly smaller subspace constitutes a major computational simplification and provides very close approximations to ground states and a number of low-lying states within each pseudospin and angular momentum channel.

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2014. Vol. 89, no 4, 043625- p.
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URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-105225DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevA.89.043625ISI: 000335788800016OAI: diva2:732126


Available from: 2014-07-03 Created: 2014-06-24 Last updated: 2014-07-03Bibliographically approved

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