Knots in a spinor bose-einstein condensate

Yuki Kawaguchi, Muneto Nitta, Masahito Ueda

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We show that knots of spin textures can be created in the polar phase of a spin-1 Bose-Einstein condensate, and discuss experimental schemes for their generation and probe, together with their lifetime.

Original languageEnglish
Article number180403
JournalPhysical review letters
Issue number18
Publication statusPublished - 2008 May 7

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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