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From Efimov Physics to the Bose Polaron using Gaussian States

  title={From Efimov Physics to the Bose Polaron using Gaussian States},
  author={Arthur Christianen and Juan Ignacio Cirac and Richard Schmidt},
Since the Efimov effect was introduced in 1970, a detailed theoretical understanding of Efimov physics has been developed in the few-body context. However, it has proven to be challenging to describe the role Efimov-type correlations play in many-body systems such as quenched or collapsing Bose-Einstein condensates (BECs). To study the impact the Efimov effect can have in such scenarios, we consider a light impurity immersed in a weakly interacting BEC, forming a Bose polaron. In this case, the… 

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