1-3 August 2016
Plymouth University
Europe/London timezone
The 14th International workshop on QCD in extreme conditions, Aug. 1-3 2016

Ultracold fermions: statics, dynamics, and quantum information.

Not scheduled
45m
Portland Square (Plymouth University)

Portland Square

Plymouth University

Drake Circus Plymouth, Devon PL4 8AA, UK
Talk Condensed matter systems

Speaker

Prof. Joaquin Drut (University of North Carolina)

Description

Ultracold Fermi gases continue to be a remarkably versatile playground for quantum many-body physics. At the moment, experimentalists have exquisite control not only of the temperature, density, and coupling (which is already impressive), but also of the number of flavors and the shape of the trapping potential (which can be varied essentially at will into all sorts of lattice shapes, including quasi-1D and 2D systems, and hard-wall boundary conditions). Additionally, a wide range of properties can be measured, from simple ones like the equation of state and momentum distribution, to more involved ones like the bulk viscosity and the Rényi entanglement entropy. In this talk, I will present an overview of some of those key experimental motivations for the theoretical investigation of strongly coupled non-relativistic matter in a variety of situations. I will outline our methods, show results for multiple systems, and describe the challenges ahead.

Primary author

Prof. Joaquin Drut (University of North Carolina)

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