Landau quantization effects in ultracold atom–ion collisions

  title={Landau quantization effects in ultracold atom–ion collisions},
  author={Andrea Simoni and Jean Michel Launay},
  journal={Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics},
  • A. SimoniJ. Launay
  • Published 23 June 2011
  • Physics
  • Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics
We study ultracold atom–ion collisions in the presence of an external magnetic field. At low collision energy the field can drastically modify the translational motion of the ion, which follows quantized cyclotron orbits. We present a rigorous theoretical approach for the calculation of quantum scattering amplitudes in these conditions. Collisions in different magnetic field regimes, identified by the size of the cyclotron radius with respect to the range of the interaction potential, are… 

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