Novel Superfluids: Volume 2

Hardcover | December 27, 2014

EditorKarl-Heinz Bennemann, John B. Ketterson

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Volume 2 of Novel Superfluids continues the presentation of recent results on superfluids, including novel metallic systems, superfluid liquids, and atomic/molecular gases of bosons and fermions, particularly when trapped in optical lattices. Since the discovery of superconductivity (Leyden,1911), superfluid 4He (Moscow and Cambridge, 1937), superfluid 3He (Cornell, 1972), and observation of Bose-Einstein Condensation (BEC) of a gas (Colorado and MIT, 1995), the phenomenon of superfluidity has remained one of the most important topics in physics. Again and again, novel superfluidsyield surprising and interesting behaviors. The many classes of metallic superconductors, including the high temperature perovskite-based oxides, MgB2, organic systems, and Fe-based pnictides, continue to offer challenges. The technical applications grow steadily. What the temperature and field limits are remains illusive. Atomic nuclei,neutron stars and the Universe itself all involve various aspects of superfluidity, and the lessons learned have had a broad impact on physics as a whole.

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Volume 2 of Novel Superfluids continues the presentation of recent results on superfluids, including novel metallic systems, superfluid liquids, and atomic/molecular gases of bosons and fermions, particularly when trapped in optical lattices. Since the discovery of superconductivity (Leyden,1911), superfluid 4He (Moscow and Cambridge, ...

K. H. Bennemann is Professor of Physics at the FU Berlin (1971-). He graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana, where he worked with J. Bardeen. He has also been a research Sloan-fellow. J. B. Ketterson is Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Northwestern University (1974- ). He was earlier at Argonne National Laboratory (1...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:576 pagesPublished:December 27, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

12. K. H. Bennemann and J. B. Ketterson: Superfluidity: An overview13. M. R. Norman: Unconventional superconductivity14. K. H. Bennemann and J. B. Ketterson: Fe-based new superconductors15. S. Maiti and A. V. Chubukov: Superconductivity from repulsive interaction16. C. Chin and N. Gemelke: Atomic Bose fluids in optical lattices17. E. Duchon, Y. L. Loh, and N. Trivedi: Optical lattice emulators: Bose and Fermi Hubbard models18. M. Zwierlein: Superfluidity in ultracold atomic Fermi gases19. M. Rontani and L. J. Sham: Coherent exciton transport in semiconductors20. O. Dzyapko, V. E. Demidov, S. O. Demokritov, G. A. Melkov, and A. N. Slavin: Bose-Einstein condensation of magnons at room temperature: kinetics thermodynamics, and coherence21. D. Page, J. M. Lattimer, M. Prakash, and A. W. Steiner: Stellar superfluids

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"This very timely collection written by leading experts in a broad range of expanding research areas all related by exhibiting macroscopic quantum coherence will be a valuable source book in a rapidly emerging and most exciting field of condensed-matter physics." --Il Nuovo Saggiatore, September 2013