Emergence of a molecular Bose–Einstein condensate from a Fermi gas

@article{Greiner2003EmergenceOA,
  title={Emergence of a molecular Bose–Einstein condensate from a Fermi gas},
  author={Markus Greiner and Cindy A. Regal and Deborah S. Jin},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2003},
  volume={426},
  pages={537-540}
}
The realization of superfluidity in a dilute gas of fermionic atoms, analogous to superconductivity in metals, represents a long-standing goal of ultracold gas research. In such a fermionic superfluid, it should be possible to adjust the interaction strength and tune the system continuously between two limits: a Bardeen–Cooper–Schrieffer (BCS)-type superfluid (involving correlated atom pairs in momentum space) and a Bose–Einstein condensate (BEC), in which spatially local pairs of atoms are… Expand

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