Monopoles in an antiferromagnetic Bose-Einstein condensate

H. T.C. Stoof, E. Vliegen, U. Al Khawaja

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A previous study demonstrated that ferromagnetic Bose-Einstein condensates have long-lived Skyrmion excitations. The present work demonstrates that spin-1 Bose-Einstein antiferromagnets also have pointlike topological excitations. In particular, there exist singular pointlike spin textures.

Original languageEnglish
Article number120407
Pages (from-to)120407/1-120407/4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - Sept 17 2001
Externally publishedYes

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  • General Physics and Astronomy


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