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Visualization of Bose-Einstein Condensates



Peter M. Ketcham, D L. Feder, W P. Reinhardt, Charles W. Clark, William L. George


A Bose-Einstein condensate (BEC) is a state of matter that exists at extremely low temperatures.BECs are currently under investigation through both numerical simulation and laboratory experiments.The visualization of data generated by numerical simulation of BECs is addressed in this paper.In particular, the visualization of vortices within the BEC is of primary importance.Techniques are presented for generating images of BEC data that exhibit the vortex structures and overall characteristics of the BEC.
- 6355
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Bose-Einstein condensates, visualization


Ketcham, P. , Feder, D. , Reinhardt, W. , Clark, C. and George, W. (1999), Visualization of Bose-Einstein Condensates, - 6355, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (Accessed June 22, 2024)


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Created March 1, 1999, Updated October 16, 2008