Crossover States of Vortex Matter in Trapped Bose CondensatesPhysical Review Letters (2006)
AbstractWe perform Monte Carlo studies of vortices in three dimensions in a cylindrical confinement, with uniform and nonuniform density. The former is relevant to rotating 4He, the latter is relevant to a rotating trapped Bose condensate. In the former case we find dominant angular thermal vortex fluctuations close to the cylinder wall. For the latter case, a novel effect is that at low temperatures the vortex solid close to the center of the trap crosses directly over to a tension-less vortex tangle near the edge of the trap. At higher temperatures an intermediate tension-full vortex liquid located between the vortex solid and the vortex tangle, may exist.
Citation InformationS. Kragset, Egor Babaev and A. Sudbo. "Crossover States of Vortex Matter in Trapped Bose Condensates" Physical Review Letters (2006)
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