Experimental Realization of a Dirac Monopole through the Decay of an Isolated Monopole

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dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor Aalto University en
dc.contributor.author Ollikainen, Tuomas
dc.contributor.author Tiurev, Konstantin
dc.contributor.author Blinova, Alina
dc.contributor.author Lee, Wonjae
dc.contributor.author Hall, D.S.
dc.contributor.author Möttönen, Mikko
dc.date.accessioned 2017-07-05T05:55:06Z
dc.date.available 2017-07-05T05:55:06Z
dc.date.issued 2017-05-17
dc.identifier.citation Ollikainen , T , Tiurev , K , Blinova , A , Lee , W , Hall , D S & Möttönen , M 2017 , ' Experimental Realization of a Dirac Monopole through the Decay of an Isolated Monopole ' PHYSICAL REVIEW X , vol 7 , no. 2 , 021023 , pp. 1-10 . DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevX.7.021023 en
dc.identifier.issn 2160-3308
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dc.identifier.uri https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/27280
dc.description.abstract We experimentally observe the decay dynamics of deterministically created isolated monopoles in spin-1 Bose-Einstein condensates. As the condensate undergoes a change between magnetic phases, the isolated monopole gradually evolves into a spin configuration hosting a Dirac monopole in its synthetic magnetic field. We characterize in detail the Dirac monopole by measuring the particle densities of the spin states projected along different quantization axes. Importantly, we observe the spontaneous emergence of nodal lines in the condensate density that accompany the Dirac monopole. We also demonstrate that the monopole decay accelerates in weaker magnetic field gradients. en
dc.format.extent 1-10
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.relation info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/EC/H2020/681311/EU//QUESS
dc.relation.ispartofseries PHYSICAL REVIEW X en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Volume 7, issue 2 en
dc.rights openAccess en
dc.subject.other 114 Physical sciences en
dc.title Experimental Realization of a Dirac Monopole through the Decay of an Isolated Monopole en
dc.type A1 Alkuperäisartikkeli tieteellisessä aikakauslehdessä fi
dc.description.version Peer reviewed en
dc.contributor.department Department of Applied Physics
dc.contributor.department Amherst College
dc.subject.keyword Atomic and Molecular Physics
dc.subject.keyword 114 Physical sciences
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:aalto-201707056313
dc.identifier.doi 10.1103/PhysRevX.7.021023
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