Interface potential and line tension for Bose-Einstein condensate mixtures near a hard wall

  title={Interface potential and line tension for Bose-Einstein condensate mixtures near a hard wall},
  author={Bert Van schaeybroeck and Patrick Navez and Joseph O. Indekeu},
  journal={Physical Review A},
Within Gross-Pitaevskii (GP) theory we derive the interface potential V (l) which describes the interaction between the interface separating two demixed Bose-condensed gases and an optical hard wall at a distance l. Previous work revealed that this interaction gives rise to extraordinary wetting and prewetting phenomena. Calculations that explore non-equilibrium properties by using l as a constraint provide a thorough explanation for this behavior. We find that at bulk two-phase coexistence, V… 



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