TY - JOUR

T1 - Transition from resonances to bound states in nonlinear systems

T2 - Application to Bose-Einstein condensates

AU - Moiseyev, Nimrod

AU - Carr, L. D.

AU - Malomed, Boris A.

AU - Band, Y. B.

PY - 2004/5/14

Y1 - 2004/5/14

N2 - It is shown using the Gross-Pitaevskii equation that resonance states of Bose-Einstein condensates with attractive interactions can be stabilized into true bound states. A semiclassical variational approximation and an independent quantum variational numerical method are used to calculate the energies (chemical potentials) and linewidths of resonances of the time-independent Gross-Pitaevskii equation; both methods produce similar results. Borders between the regimes of resonances, bound states and, in two and three dimensions, collapse are identified.

AB - It is shown using the Gross-Pitaevskii equation that resonance states of Bose-Einstein condensates with attractive interactions can be stabilized into true bound states. A semiclassical variational approximation and an independent quantum variational numerical method are used to calculate the energies (chemical potentials) and linewidths of resonances of the time-independent Gross-Pitaevskii equation; both methods produce similar results. Borders between the regimes of resonances, bound states and, in two and three dimensions, collapse are identified.

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U2 - 10.1088/0953-4075/37/9/L02

DO - 10.1088/0953-4075/37/9/L02

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AN - SCOPUS:2542483584

SN - 0953-4075

VL - 37

SP - L193-L200

JO - Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics

JF - Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics

IS - 9

ER -