@article{9606,
abstract = {Sound propagation is a macroscopic manifestation of the interplay between the equilibrium thermodynamics and the dynamical transport properties of fluids. Here, for a two-dimensional system of ultracold fermions, we calculate the first and second sound velocities across the whole BCS-BEC crossover, and we analyze the system response to an external perturbation. In the low-temperature regime we reproduce the recent measurements [Phys. Rev. Lett. 124, 240403 (2020)] of the first sound velocity, which, due to the decoupling of density and entropy fluctuations, is the sole mode excited by a density probe. Conversely, a heat perturbation excites only the second sound, which, being sensitive to the superfluid depletion, vanishes in the deep BCS regime and jumps discontinuously to zero at the Berezinskii-Kosterlitz-Thouless superfluid transition. A mixing between the modes occurs only in the finite-temperature BEC regime, where our theory converges to the purely bosonic results.},
author = {Tononi, A. and Cappellaro, Alberto and Bighin, Giacomo and Salasnich, L.},
issn = {24699934},
journal = {Physical Review A},
number = {6},
publisher = {American Physical Society},
title = {{Propagation of first and second sound in a two-dimensional Fermi superfluid}},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevA.103.L061303},
volume = {103},
year = {2021},
}
@article{9769,
abstract = {A few years ago, flow equations were introduced as a technique for calculating the ground-state energies of cold Bose gases with and without impurities. In this paper, we extend this approach to compute observables other than the energy. As an example, we calculate the densities, and phase fluctuations of one-dimensional Bose gases with one and two impurities. For a single mobile impurity, we use flow equations to validate the mean-field results obtained upon the Lee-Low-Pines transformation. We show that the mean-field approximation is accurate for all values of the boson-impurity interaction strength as long as the phase coherence length is much larger than the healing length of the condensate. For two static impurities, we calculate impurity-impurity interactions induced by the Bose gas. We find that leading order perturbation theory fails when boson-impurity interactions are stronger than boson-boson interactions. The mean-field approximation reproduces the flow equation results for all values of the boson-impurity interaction strength as long as boson-boson interactions are weak.},
author = {Brauneis, Fabian and Hammer, Hans-Werner and Lemeshko, Mikhail and Volosniev, Artem},
issn = {2542-4653},
journal = {SciPost Physics},
number = {1},
publisher = {SciPost},
title = {{Impurities in a one-dimensional Bose gas: The flow equation approach}},
doi = {10.21468/scipostphys.11.1.008},
volume = {11},
year = {2021},
}
@article{9903,
abstract = {Eigenstate thermalization in quantum many-body systems implies that eigenstates at high energy are similar to random vectors. Identifying systems where at least some eigenstates are nonthermal is an outstanding question. In this Letter we show that interacting quantum models that have a nullspace—a degenerate subspace of eigenstates at zero energy (zero modes), which corresponds to infinite temperature, provide a route to nonthermal eigenstates. We analytically show the existence of a zero mode which can be represented as a matrix product state for a certain class of local Hamiltonians. In the more general case we use a subspace disentangling algorithm to generate an orthogonal basis of zero modes characterized by increasing entanglement entropy. We show evidence for an area-law entanglement scaling of the least-entangled zero mode in the broad parameter regime, leading to a conjecture that all local Hamiltonians with the nullspace feature zero modes with area-law entanglement scaling and, as such, break the strong thermalization hypothesis. Finally, we find zero modes in constrained models and propose a setup for observing their experimental signatures.},
author = {Karle, Volker and Serbyn, Maksym and Michailidis, Alexios},
issn = {1079-7114},
journal = {Physical Review Letters},
number = {6},
publisher = {American Physical Society},
title = {{Area-law entangled eigenstates from nullspaces of local Hamiltonians}},
doi = {10.1103/physrevlett.127.060602},
volume = {127},
year = {2021},
}
@article{7956,
abstract = {When short-range attractions are combined with long-range repulsions in colloidal particle systems, complex microphases can emerge. Here, we study a system of isotropic particles, which can form lamellar structures or a disordered fluid phase when temperature is varied. We show that, at equilibrium, the lamellar structure crystallizes, while out of equilibrium, the system forms a variety of structures at different shear rates and temperatures above melting. The shear-induced ordering is analyzed by means of principal component analysis and artificial neural networks, which are applied to data of reduced dimensionality. Our results reveal the possibility of inducing ordering by shear, potentially providing a feasible route to the fabrication of ordered lamellar structures from isotropic particles.},
author = {Pȩkalski, J. and Rzadkowski, Wojciech and Panagiotopoulos, A. Z.},
issn = {10897690},
journal = {The Journal of chemical physics},
number = {20},
publisher = {AIP},
title = {{Shear-induced ordering in systems with competing interactions: A machine learning study}},
doi = {10.1063/5.0005194},
volume = {152},
year = {2020},
}
@article{7968,
abstract = {Organic materials are known to feature long spin-diffusion times, originating in a generally small spin–orbit coupling observed in these systems. From that perspective, chiral molecules acting as efficient spin selectors pose a puzzle that attracted a lot of attention in recent years. Here, we revisit the physical origins of chiral-induced spin selectivity (CISS) and propose a simple analytic minimal model to describe it. The model treats a chiral molecule as an anisotropic wire with molecular dipole moments aligned arbitrarily with respect to the wire’s axes and is therefore quite general. Importantly, it shows that the helical structure of the molecule is not necessary to observe CISS and other chiral nonhelical molecules can also be considered as potential candidates for the CISS effect. We also show that the suggested simple model captures the main characteristics of CISS observed in the experiment, without the need for additional constraints employed in the previous studies. The results pave the way for understanding other related physical phenomena where the CISS effect plays an essential role.},
author = {Ghazaryan, Areg and Paltiel, Yossi and Lemeshko, Mikhail},
issn = {1932-7447},
journal = {The Journal of Physical Chemistry C},
number = {21},
pages = {11716--11721},
publisher = {American Chemical Society},
title = {{Analytic model of chiral-induced spin selectivity}},
doi = {10.1021/acs.jpcc.0c02584},
volume = {124},
year = {2020},
}