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Title: Spatial dispersive shock waves generated in supersonic flow of Bose-Einstein condensate past slender body
Authors: El, G.A.
Kamchatnov, A.M.
Issue Date: 2005
Abstract: Supersonic flow of Bose-Einstein condensate past macroscopic obstacles is studied theoretically. It is shown that in the case of large obstacles the Cherenkov cone transforms into a stationary spatial shock wave which consists of a number of spatial dark solitons. Analytical theory is developed for the case of obstacles having a form of a slender body. This theory explains qualitatively the properties of such shocks observed in recent experiments on nonlinear dynamics of condensates of dilute alkali gases.
Description: This is a pre-print.
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/389
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