Simulation of two-flavor symmetry-locking phases in ultracold fermionic mixtures

Luca Lepori, Andrea Trombettoni, Walter Vinci

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    Abstract

    Copyright © EPLA, 2015. We describe an ultracold fermionic set-up where it is possible to synthesize a superfluid phase with symmetry obtained by locking independent invariance groups of the normal state. In this phase, named two-flavor symmetry-locking (TFSL) phase, non-Abelian fractional vortices with semi-integer flux and gapless non-Abelian Goldstone modes localized on them appear. Considerations on the possible experimental realization of the TFSL are also provided.
    Original languageEnglish
    Article number50002
    JournalEPL
    Volume109
    Issue number5
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2015

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