Vorticity, variance, and the vigor of many-body phenomena in ultracold quantum systems: MCTDHB and MCTDH-X

Ofir E. Alon, Raphael Beinke, Lorenz S. Cederbaum, Matthew J. Edmonds, Elke Fasshauer, Mark A. Kasevich, Shachar Klaiman, Axel U.J. Lode, Nick G. Parker, Kaspar Sakmann, Marios C. Tsatsos, Alexej I. Streltsov

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During the past year of theMCTDHB project at the HLRS, we continued to strive and conquest further applications, developments, and expansion of the MultiConfigurational Time-Dependent Hartree for Bosons (MCTDHB) method in the context of ultracold atomic systems.We also announce the MCTDH-X package, the Multiconfigurational Time-Dependent Hartree for Indistinguishable Particles X package, which is able to treat identical bosons and fermions, with or without spin/internal degrees of freedom, alike. Here we report on a plethora of results and versatile applications which include: (i) single-shot imaging of fluctuating vortices in a fragmented Bose-Einstein condensate (BEC); (ii) the many-body.

Original languageAmerican English
Title of host publicationHigh Performance Computing in Science and Engineering '16
Subtitle of host publicationTransactions of the High Performance Computing Center Stuttgart (HLRS) 2016
Number of pages18
ISBN (Electronic)9783319470665
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2017


  • Dark soliton
  • Quantized vortex
  • Single shot
  • Uncertainty product
  • Vortex state

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Computer Science
  • General Veterinary
  • General Physics and Astronomy
  • General Mathematics


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