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@inproceedings{Trimborn2010NewJO, title={New Journal of Physics Nonlinear Landau – Zener tunneling in quantum phase space}, author={F. Trimborn and Dirk Witthaut and Victoria Kegel and Hans J{\"u}rgen Korsch}, year={2010} }

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We present a detailed analysis of the Landau–Zener problem for an interacting Bose–Einstein condensate in a time-varying double-well trap, especially focusing on the relation between the full many-particle problem and the mean-field approximation. Due to the nonlinear self-interaction a dynamical instability occurs, which leads to a breakdown of… CONTINUE READING

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