Observation of hydrodynamic expansion of a strongly-interacting Fermi gas: Signature of superfluidity?

K. M. O'Hara, S. L. Hemmer, M. E. Gehm, J. E. Thomas

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Abstract

We observe dramatic anisotropic expansion of a strongly-interacting Fermi gas upon release from an optical trap. The observed hydrodynamic behavior is a possible first signature of the onset of a new type of high-temperature superfluidity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PagesQThD3/1
StatePublished - Dec 1 2003
EventTrends in Optics and Photonics Series: Quantum electronics and Laser Science (QELS) - Baltimore, MD., United States
Duration: Jun 1 2003Jun 6 2003

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OtherTrends in Optics and Photonics Series: Quantum electronics and Laser Science (QELS)
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD.
Period6/1/036/6/03

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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