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Few-to-many particle crossover of pair excitations in a superfluid

  title={Few-to-many particle crossover of pair excitations in a superfluid},
  author={Fabian Resare and Johannes S. Hofmann},
Motivated by recent advances in the creation of few-body atomic Fermi gases with attractive interactions, we study theoretically the few-to-many particle crossover of pair excitations, which for large particle numbers evolve into modes describing amplitude fluctuations of the superfluid order parameter (the “Higgs” modes). Our analysis is based on a Richardson-type pairing model that captures interactions between time-reversed fermion pairs. The model is integrable, which allows a systematic… 

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