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Bogoliubov theory of the Hawking effect in Bose-Einstein condensates

Leonhardt, U. and Kiss, T. and Ohberg, P. (2003) Bogoliubov theory of the Hawking effect in Bose-Einstein condensates. Journal of Optics B: Quantum and Semiclassical Optics, 5. pp. 42-49. ISSN 1464-4266

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Abstract

Artificial black holes may demonstrate some of the elusive quantum properties of the event horizon, in particular Hawking radiation. One promising candidate is a sonic hole in a Bose-Einstein condensate. We clarify why Hawking radiation emerges from the condensate and how this condensed-matter analogue reflects some of the intriguing aspects of quantum black holes.

Item type: Article
ID code: 4982
Keywords: artificial black holes, bose-einstein condensates, optics, photonics, Optics. Light, Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous), Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
Subjects: Science > Physics > Optics. Light
Department: Faculty of Science > Physics
Depositing user: Strathprints Administrator
Date Deposited: 12 Dec 2007
Last modified: 18 Jun 2015 04:32
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URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/4982

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