A stripe phase with supersolid properties in spin–orbit-coupled Bose–Einstein condensates

  title={A stripe phase with supersolid properties in spin–orbit-coupled Bose–Einstein condensates},
  author={Jun-Ru Li and Jeongwon Lee and Wujie Huang and Sean Burchesky and Boris Shteynas and Furkan Cagri Top and Alan O. Jamison and Wolfgang Ketterle},
Supersolidity combines superfluid flow with long-range spatial periodicity of solids, two properties that are often mutually exclusive. The original discussion of quantum crystals and supersolidity focused on solid 4He and triggered extensive experimental efforts that, instead of supersolidity, revealed exotic phenomena including quantum plasticity and mass supertransport. The concept of supersolidity was then generalized from quantum crystals to other superfluid systems that break continuous… Expand

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