Tunneling of a Many-Boson System to Open Space with a Threshold

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This chapter uses the findings and conjectures of the previous two Chaps. 5 and  6 regarding the tunneling to open space process of many-body systems whereby the process may be controlled. It is shown that through two parameters, the inter-particle interaction strength and the potential threshold, one can control the number of ejected particles as well as the momentum distributions and even the dynamics of the correlations in the decay process. Implications for the use of the system as a quantum simulator for complicated ionization processes as well as connections to atom laser experiments are discussed.


Momentum Distribution Counting Statistic Tunneling Process Atom Laser Model Consideration 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Condensed Matter Theory and Quantum Computing GroupUniversity of BaselBaselSwitzerland

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