English
 
Help Privacy Policy Disclaimer
  Advanced SearchBrowse

Item

ITEM ACTIONSEXPORT

Released

Journal Article

Radio-frequency association of efimov trimers

MPS-Authors
/persons/resource/persons31034

Serwane,  Friedhelm
Cellular Biophysics, Max Planck Institute for Medical Research, Max Planck Society;
Biophysical Chemistry, Institute of Physical Chemistry, University of Heidelberg, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany;

Fulltext (public)
There are no public fulltexts stored in PuRe
Supplementary Material (public)
There is no public supplementary material available
Citation

Lompe, T., Ottenstein, T. B., Serwane, F., Wenz, A. N., Zürn, G., & Jochim, S. (2010). Radio-frequency association of efimov trimers. Science, 330(6006), 940-944. doi:10.1126/science.1193148.


Cite as: http://hdl.handle.net/21.11116/0000-0000-7E21-E
Abstract
The quantum mechanical three-body problem is one of the fundamental challenges of few-body physics. When the two-body interactions become resonant, an infinite series of universal three-body bound states is predicted to occur, whose properties are determined by the strength of the two-body interactions. We used radio-frequency fields to associate Efimov trimers consisting of three distinguishable fermions. The measurements of their binding energy are consistent with theoretical predictions that include nonuniversal corrections.