Stability of a strongly-attractive, two-component Fermi gas

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

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Abstract

Using a simple model, we show that a strongly-attractive, two-component Fermi gas of atoms should be mechanically stable as a consequence of unitarity. We demonstrate this stability experimentally in a degenerate gas of 6Li atoms.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationConference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science (QELS) - Technical Digest Series
Volume89
StatePublished - 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

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Gehm, M. E., O'Hara, K., Hemmer, S. L., & Thomas, J. E. (2003). Stability of a strongly-attractive, two-component Fermi gas. In Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science (QELS) - Technical Digest Series (Vol. 89)
Gehm, M. E. ; O'Hara, Kenneth ; Hemmer, S. L. ; Thomas, J. E. / Stability of a strongly-attractive, two-component Fermi gas. Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science (QELS) - Technical Digest Series. Vol. 89 2003.
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Gehm, ME, O'Hara, K, Hemmer, SL & Thomas, JE 2003, Stability of a strongly-attractive, two-component Fermi gas. in Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science (QELS) - Technical Digest Series. vol. 89, Trends in Optics and Photonics Series: Quantum electronics and Laser Science (QELS), Baltimore, MD., United States, 6/1/03.

Stability of a strongly-attractive, two-component Fermi gas. / Gehm, M. E.; O'Hara, Kenneth; Hemmer, S. L.; Thomas, J. E.

Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science (QELS) - Technical Digest Series. Vol. 89 2003.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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