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Higher-order quantum bright solitons in Bose-Einstein condensates show truly quantum emergent behavior

@article{Weiss2016HigherorderQB,
  title={Higher-order quantum bright solitons in Bose-Einstein condensates show truly quantum emergent behavior},
  author={Christoph Weiss and Lincoln D. Carr},
  journal={arXiv: Quantum Gases},
  year={2016}
}
When an interaction quench by a factor of four is applied to an attractive Bose-Einstein condensate, a higher-order quantum bright soliton exhibiting robust oscillations is predicted in the semiclassical limit by the Gross-Pitaevskii equation. Combining matrix-product state simulations of the Bose-Hubbard Hamiltonian with analytical treatment via the Lieb-Liniger model and the eigenstate thermalization hypothesis, we show these oscillations are absent. Instead, one obtains a large stationary… 

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