"Testing many-body world with a few strongly correlated ultra-cold fermions"

Who: Prof. Tomasz Sowinski. Quantum Optics Group, Institute of Physics of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Warszawa, Poland

Place: Donostia International Physics Center

Date: Thursday, 2 March 2017, 16:00

Quantum few-body systems are believed to form some kind of a bridge between one- and two-body physics, well described with standard methods of quantum mechanics, and many-body world where collective properties of quantum particles have to be taken into account in the framework of statistical mechanics. In today's experiments on ultra-cold atoms it is possible to engineer, to control, and to perform measurements on few-body systems in many different schemes. This amazing experimental progress has inspired theoreticians to reformulate old and to formulate new questions on the properties of a mesoscopic number of quantum  particles. In my talk I will present some subjective view to the problem of a few interacting fermions.

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