Ultracool Gases far from Equilibrium

Lecture in the frame of the Mitteldeutsche Physik-Combo WS 2008

Thomas Gasenzer


Content:
  • Lecture 1:
    Ultracold gases & their dynamics, mean-field theory
    14/15 Nov in Halle (Schedule, Folien)
  • Lecture 2:
    Functional approach, 2PI effective action, thermalisation, kinetic theory.
    12/13 Dec in Jena (Schedule, Folien)
  • Lecture 3:
    Classical path integral, Functional RG approach, Exactly solvable models.
    23/24 Jan in Leipzig (Schedule)

Literature:
  • T. Gasenzer, "Ultracold gases far from equilibrium", arXiv:0812.0004 [cond-mat.other]
  • C.J. Pethick and H. Smith, "Bose-Einstein condensation in Dilute Gases, CUP, Cambridge (2002).
  • A. Leggett, "Bose-Einstein condensation in the alkali gases: Some fundamental concepts", Review of Modern Physics 73, 307 (2001)
    (Full text as pdf available through UB proxy server).
  • L.P. Pitaevskii and S. Stringari, "Bose-Einstein condensation", Clarendon Press, Oxford (2003).
  • F. Dalfovo, S. Giorgini, L. P. Pitaevskii, and S. Stringari, "Theory of Bose-Einstein condensation in trapped gases", Review of Modern Physics 71, 463 (1999).
    (Full text as pdf available through UB proxy server).
  • K. Huang, "Statistical Mechanics", Wiley (1987).