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Supershell structure in trapped dilute Fermi gases

Yu, Yongle LU ; Ögren, Magnus LU ; Åberg, Sven LU ; Reimann, Stephanie LU and Brack, M (2005) In Physical Review A (Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics) 72(5).
Abstract
We show that a dilute harmonically trapped two-component gas of fermionic atoms with a weak repulsive interaction has a pronounced super-shell structure: The shell fillings due to the spherical harmonic trapping potential are modulated by a beat mode. This changes the "magic numbers" occurring between the beat nodes by half a period. The length and amplitude of this beating mode depend on the strength of the interaction. We give a simple interpretation of the beat structure in terms of a semiclassical trace formula for the symmetry breaking U(3)-> SO(3).
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  author       = {Yu, Yongle and Ögren, Magnus and Åberg, Sven and Reimann, Stephanie and Brack, M},
  issn         = {1050-2947},
  language     = {eng},
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  publisher    = {American Physical Society (APS)},
  series       = {Physical Review A (Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics)},
  title        = {Supershell structure in trapped dilute Fermi gases},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevA.72.051602},
  volume       = {72},
  year         = {2005},
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