Effect of optical-lattice heating on the momentum distribution of a one-dimensional Bose gas

@article{Riou2014EffectOO,
  title={Effect of optical-lattice heating on the momentum distribution of a one-dimensional Bose gas},
  author={J. F. Riou and Laura A. Zundel and Aaron Reinhard and David S. Weiss},
  journal={Physical Review A},
  year={2014},
  volume={90},
  pages={033401}
}
We theoretically study how excitations due to spontaneous emission and trap fluctuations combine with elastic collisions to change the momentum distribution of a trapped non-degenerate one-dimensional (1D) Bose gas. Using calculated collisional relaxation rates, we first present a semi-analytical model for the momentum distribution evolution to get insight into the main processes responsible for the system dynamics. We then present a Monte-Carlo simulation that includes features that cannot be… 

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