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The BCS-BEC Crossover and the Unitary Fermi Gas

  • Wilhelm Zwerger

Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 836)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. M. Randeria, W. Zwerger, M. Zwierlein
    Pages 1-32
  3. Henning Heiselberg
    Pages 49-97
  4. Yvan Castin, Félix Werner
    Pages 127-191
  5. Subir Sachdev
    Pages 277-304
  6. Aurel Bulgac, Michael McNeil Forbes, Piotr Magierski
    Pages 305-373
  7. F. Chevy, C. Salomon
    Pages 407-446
  8. Alessio Recati, Sandro Stringari
    Pages 447-476
  9. J. M. Diederix, H. T. C. Stoof
    Pages 477-502
  10. A. E. Feiguin, F. Heidrich-Meisner, G. Orso, W. Zwerger
    Pages 503-532

About this book

Introduction

Triggered by recent experimental and theoretical progress in elucidating the tunable crossover, in ultracold Fermi gases, from BCS-type superconductors to BEC-type superfluids, this volume is a collaborative effort by most leading international experts to provide both a pedagogical and up-to-date introduction and comprehensive overview of this newly emerging field. It is now understood that the unitary regime that lies right in the middle of the crossover has remarkable universal properties, arising from scale invariance, and has connections with fields as diverse as nuclear physics and string theory.

This volume will serve as reference for active researchers in the field and equally benefit the many non-specialists and graduate students looking for a selfcontained, approachable exposition of the subject matter.

Keywords

BEC-BCS crossover BEC-BCS crossover review Fermionic superfluids Tunable Feshbach resonance and scattering length Ultracold quantum gases Unconventional superconductors Unitary Fermi gas

Editors and affiliations

  • Wilhelm Zwerger
    • 1
  1. 1.Fakultät für Physik, Physik-DepartmentTechnische Universität MünchenGarchingGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-21978-8
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Physics and Astronomy
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-21977-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-21978-8
  • Series Print ISSN 0075-8450
  • Series Online ISSN 1616-6361
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