Soliton Project: Links
Related experimental groups.
JILA BEC & Ultracold Atoms group in Boulder, Colorado.
John Close's Atom Laser Group at Australian National University, Canberra.
Randy Hulet's group at Rice University, USA.
Related theory groups.
Andy Martin's group at Melbourne University, Australia.
Mark Fromhold's group at Nottingham University, UK.
Matt Davis' group at the University of Queensland, Australia.
Observations of bright solitons in BEC with attractive interactions.
Soliton trains (Nature 417, 150 (2002)) observed in Randy Hulet's group at Rice University, USA.
Single soliton (Science 296, 1290 (2002)) observed in Christophe Salomon's group at ENS, Paris.
Our observations (PRL 96, 170401 (2006)) performed in Carl Wieman's group at University of Colorado, USA.
Observations of solitons in BEC with repulsive interactions.
Dark solitons in Bose-Einstein condensates (PRL 83, 5198 (1999)) observed in Klaus Sengstocks's group now at Hamburg University, Germany.
Solitons by phase engineering (Science 287, 97 (2000)) observed in Bill Phillip's group at NIST, Gaithersburg, USA.
Gap solitons (PRL 92, 230401 (2004)) performed in Markus Oberthaler's group at Heidelberg University, Germany.
More recently, Collisions of Dark Solitons in Elongated Bose-Einstein Condensates (Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 120406 (2008)) and Oscillations and interactions of dark and dark-bright solitons in Bose-Einstein condensates (Nature Physics 4, 496 - 501 (2008)) have been observed in the Sengstock group.

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