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This chapter provides a concise introduction to Efimov physics that is easily accessible to a nonspecialist. We discuss three-body physics in ultracold quantum gases and place these ideas in a wide context touching nuclear, atomic, and molecular physics. The last part deals with similarities and differences between three-body systems that consist of identical particles (homonuclear) or particles with different masses (heteronuclear).

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  • Feshbach Resonance
  • Dissociation Threshold
  • Trimer State
  • Ground State Resonance
  • Efimov Effect

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Ulmanis, J. (2017). Introduction. In: Heteronuclear Efimov Scenario in Ultracold Quantum Gases. Springer Theses. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-51862-6_1

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