Superfluid shells for trapped fermions with mass and population imbalance

  title={Superfluid shells for trapped fermions with mass and population imbalance},
  author={Guin-Dar Lin and Wei Yi and Luming Duan},
  journal={Physical Review A},
We map out the phase diagram of strongly interacting fermions in a potential trap with mass and population imbalance between the two components. As a unique feature distinctively different from the equal-mass case, we show that the superfluid here forms a shell structure which is not simply connected in space. Different types of normal states occupy the trap regions inside and outside this superfluid shell. We calculate the atomic density profiles, which provide an experimental signature for… 

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