Bright Soliton Theory: Links
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Theory Papers
  • General Soliton Theory
  • Optics Letters 8, 596 (1983): The interaction forces among bright solitons in systems described by the 1-D non-linear Schrödinger equation.
  • BEC Soliton Dynamics
  • Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 020402 (2007): Collisions of bright matter-wave solitons in a harmonic trap - a particle-like model.
    J. Phys. B 40, 3127 (2007): Bright solitons in trapped BECs with attractive interactions.
    J. Phys. B 41, 045303 (2008): Bright soliton collisions in BECs.
  • BEC Soliton Formation
  • Phys. Rev. Lett. 92, 040401 (2004): The role of modulational instability in bright soliton formation.
    Experimental Papers
    Nature 412, 295 (2002): Collapse of a 85Rb BEC upon changing the scattering length from positive to negative, by means of a magnetic Feshbach resonance, at JILA.
    Science 296, 1290 (2002): Single bright soliton observed at ENS, Paris.
    Nature 417, 150 (2002): Trains of bright solitons observed in a 7Li BEC at Rice University, in a cigar-shaped trap with strong axial confinement.
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 170401 (2006) Oscillating and colliding bright solitons observed in a 85Rb BEC at JILA, in a cigar-shaped trap with weak axial confinement.
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