Universal vortex formation in rotating traps with bosons and fermions

M. Toreblad, M. Borgh, M. Koskinen, M. Manninen, S. M. Reimann

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We show that the rotation of trapped quantum mechanical particles with a repulsive interaction can lead to vortex formation, irrespective of whether the particles are bosons or (unpaired) fermions. The exact many-particle wave function constitutes similar structures in both cases, implying that this vortex formation is indeed universal.

Original languageEnglish
Article number090407
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 26 Aug 2004
Externally publishedYes

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