Synthesizing lattice structures in phase space

  title={Synthesizing lattice structures in phase space},
  author={Lingzhen Guo and Michael Marthaler},
  journal={New Journal of Physics},
In one dimensional systems, it is possible to create periodic structures in phase space through driving, which is called phase space crystals (Guo et al 2013 Phys. Rev. Lett. 111 205303). This is possible even if for particles trapped in a potential without periodicity. In this paper we discuss ultracold atoms in a driven optical lattice, which is a realization of such a phase space crystals. The corresponding lattice structure in phase space is complex and contains rich physics. A phase space… 

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