The cold atom Hubbard toolbox

  title={The cold atom Hubbard toolbox},
  author={Dieter Jaksch and Peter Zoller},
  journal={Annals of Physics},
Abstract We review recent theoretical advances in cold atom physics concentrating on strongly correlated cold atoms in optical lattices. We discuss recently developed quantum optical tools for manipulating atoms and show how they can be used to realize a wide range of many body Hamiltonians. Then, we describe connections and differences to condensed matter physics and present applications in the fields of quantum computing and quantum simulations. Finally, we explain how defects and atomic… 
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