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Scattering of a two-soliton molecule by Gaussian potential barriers and wells

Umarov, Bakhram A. and Mohd Busul Aklan, Nor Amirah and Baizakov, Bakhtiyor B and Abdullaev, Fatkhulla (2016) Scattering of a two-soliton molecule by Gaussian potential barriers and wells. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 697. 012023-1. ISSN 1742-6588 E-ISSN 1742-6596

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Two anti-phase bright solitons in a dipolar Bose-Einstein condensate can form stable bound states, known as soliton molecules. In this paper we study the scattering of a twosoliton molecule by external potential, using the simplest and analytically tractable Gaussian potential barriers and wells, in one spatial dimension. Theoretical model is based on the variational approximation for the nonlocal Gross-Pitaevskii equation (GPE). At sufficiently low velocity of the incident molecule we observe quantum reflection from the potential well. Predictions of the mathematical model are compared with numerical simulations of the GPE, and good qualitative agreement between them is demonstrated.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 3938/51307
Uncontrolled Keywords: Gaussian potential barriers
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Science > Department of Physics
Depositing User: Prof Fatkhulla Abdullaev
Date Deposited: 28 Jul 2016 11:17
Last Modified: 29 Jan 2020 14:25
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/51307

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