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Quantum State Via Trap-Induced Shape Resonance in Ultracold Atomic Collisions



R Stock, I H. Deutsch, E L. Bolda


We investigate controlled collisions between trapped but separated ultracold atoms. The interaction between atoms is treated self consistently using an energy-dependent delta-function pseudopotential model, whose validity we establish. At a critical separation, a trap-induced shape resonance'' between a molecular bound states and a vibrational eigenstate of the trap can occur. This resonance leads to an avoided crossing in the eigenspectrum as a function of separation. We investigate how this new resonance can be employed for quantum control.
Physical Review Letters


optical lattice, quantum computing, quantum state control, shape resonance, ultracold collisions


Stock, R. , Deutsch, I. and Bolda, E. (2021), Quantum State Via Trap-Induced Shape Resonance in Ultracold Atomic Collisions, Physical Review Letters (Accessed June 25, 2024)


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Created October 12, 2021