Experimental perspectives for systems based on long-range interactions

  title={Experimental perspectives for systems based on long-range interactions},
  author={Romain Bachelard and Thanos Manos and Pierre de Buyl and Fabio Staniscia and Francesco Saverio Cataliotti and Giovanni De Ninno and Duccio Fanelli and Nicola Piovella},
  journal={Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment},
The possibility of observing phenomena peculiar to long-range interactions, and more specifically in the so-called quasi-stationary state (QSS) regime, is investigated within the framework of two devices, namely the free-electron laser (FEL) and the collective atomic recoil laser (CARL). The QSS dynamics has been mostly studied using the Hamiltonian mean-field (HMF) toy model, demonstrating in particular the presence of first-order and second-order out-of-equilibrium phase transitions from… 
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