Probing Efimov discrete scaling in an atom-molecule collision

  title={Probing Efimov discrete scaling in an atom-molecule collision},
  author={M. A. Shalchi and M. T. Yamashita and M. R. Hadizadeh and Eduardo Garrido and Lauro Tomio and Tobias Frederico},
  journal={Physical Review A},
The discrete Efimov scaling behavior, well-known in the low-energy spectrum of three-body bound systems for large scattering lengths (unitary limit), is identified in the energy dependence of atom-molecule elastic cross-section in mass imbalanced systems. That happens in the collision of a heavy atom with mass $m_H$ with a weakly-bound dimer formed by the heavy atom and a lighter one with mass $m_L \ll m_H$. Approaching the heavy-light unitary limit the $s-$wave elastic cross-section $\sigma… 

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