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Slow light in degenerate Fermi gases

Juzeliunas, G. and Ohberg, P. (2004) Slow light in degenerate Fermi gases. Physical Review Letters, 93 (3). 033602. ISSN 0031-9007

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Abstract

We investigate the effect of slow light propagating in a degenerate atomic Fermi gas. In particular we use slow light with an orbital angular momentum. We present a microscopic theory for the interplay between light and matter and show how the slow light can provide an effective magnetic field acting on the electrically neutral fermions, a direct analogy of the free electron gas in an uniform magnetic field. As an example we illustrate how the corresponding de Haas-van Alphen effect can be seen in a neutral gas of fermions.

Item type: Article
ID code: 4981
Keywords: soft condensed matter, quantum physics, Physics, Physics and Astronomy(all)
Subjects: Science > Physics
Department: Faculty of Science > Physics
Depositing user: Strathprints Administrator
Date Deposited: 12 Dec 2007
Last modified: 15 Apr 2015 08:38
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URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/4981

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