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Soliton dynamics in a trapped condensate. Lev Pitaevskii Kapitza Unstitute for Physical Problems; University of Trento Nizhniy Novgorod, July 2007. Equation for the condensate wave function. “Grey” soliton in an uniform condensate. Burger et al., 1999. Solitons in BEC. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Soliton dynamics in a trapped condensateLev PitaevskiiKapitza Unstitute for Physical Problems;University of TrentoNizhniy Novgorod, July 2007

  • Equation for the condensate wave function

  • Grey soliton in an uniform condensate

  • Burger et al., 1999

  • Solitons in BECEngels and Atherton, 2007

  • Energy of a soliton

  • "Number of atoms" in a soliton

  • Landau dynamic of elementary excitations

  • Weakly inhomogeneous condensate

  • Local density approximation

  • Harmonic trap

  • Density perturbation

  • Simple physical interpretation

  • BEC condensate

  • Adiabatic change of the trap frequency

  • Effective energy

  • Snake instability of a flat soliton

  • Modified Equations

  • From S. Burger at al. (1999)

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