Quantum Simulation of a 2D Quasicrystal with Cold Atoms
AbstractWe describe a way to obtain a two-dimensional quasiperiodic tiling with eight-fold symmetry using cold atoms. One can obtain a series of such optical tilings, related by scale transformations, for a series of specific values of the chemical potential of the atoms. A theoretical model for the optical system is described and compared with that of the well-known cut-and-project method for the Ammann–Beenker tiling. The relation between the two tilings is discussed. This type of cold atom structure should allow the simulation of several important lattice models for interacting quantum particles and spins in quasicrystals. View Full-Text
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Macé, N.; Jagannathan, A.; Duneau, M. Quantum Simulation of a 2D Quasicrystal with Cold Atoms. Crystals 2016, 6, 124.
Macé N, Jagannathan A, Duneau M. Quantum Simulation of a 2D Quasicrystal with Cold Atoms. Crystals. 2016; 6(10):124.Chicago/Turabian Style
Macé, Nicolas; Jagannathan, Anuradha; Duneau, Michel. 2016. "Quantum Simulation of a 2D Quasicrystal with Cold Atoms." Crystals 6, no. 10: 124.
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