# Shock waves in strongly interacting Fermi gas from time-dependent density functional calculations

@article{Ancilotto2012ShockWI, title={Shock waves in strongly interacting Fermi gas from time-dependent density functional calculations}, author={Francesco Ancilotto and Luca Salasnich and F. Toigo}, journal={Physical Review A}, year={2012}, volume={85}, pages={063612} }

Motivated by a recent experiment [Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 150401 (2011)] we simulate the collision between two clouds of cold Fermi gas at unitarity conditions by using an extended Thomas-Fermi density functional. At variance with the current interpretation of the experiments, where the role of viscosity is emphasized, we find that a quantitative agreement with the experimental observation of the dynamics of the cloud collisions is obtained within our superfluid effective hydrodynamics approach…

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