Unitary boson-boson and boson-fermion mixtures: third virial coefficient and three-body parameter on a narrow Feshbach resonance

Shimpei Endo, Yvan Castin

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Abstract

We give exact integral expressions of the third cluster or virial coefficients of binary mixtures of ideal Bose or Fermi gases, with interspecies interactions of zero range and infinite s-wave scattering length. In general the result depends on three-body parameters Rt appearing in three-body contact conditions, because an Efimov effect is present or because the mixture is in a preefimovian regime with a mass ratio close to an Efimov-effect threshold. We give a new, exact integral expression of Rt for the microscopic narrow Feshbach resonance model. A divergence of Rt in the preefimovian regime at a scaling exponent s = 1 / 2 is predicted and physically discussed. The analytical results are applied to typical species used in cold atom experiments.
Original languageEnglish
Article number238
Number of pages9
JournalEuropean Physical Journal D
Volume70
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 10 Nov 2016

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