Publication

Sensitivity of ultracold-atom scattering experiments to variation of the fine-structure constant

Borschevsky, A., Beloy, K., Flambaum, V. V. & Schwerdtfeger, P., 19-May-2011, In : Physical Review A. 83, 5, 5 p., 052706.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

APA

Borschevsky, A., Beloy, K., Flambaum, V. V., & Schwerdtfeger, P. (2011). Sensitivity of ultracold-atom scattering experiments to variation of the fine-structure constant. Physical Review A, 83(5), [052706]. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevA.83.052706

Author

Borschevsky, A. ; Beloy, K. ; Flambaum, V. V. ; Schwerdtfeger, P. / Sensitivity of ultracold-atom scattering experiments to variation of the fine-structure constant. In: Physical Review A. 2011 ; Vol. 83, No. 5.

Harvard

Borschevsky, A, Beloy, K, Flambaum, VV & Schwerdtfeger, P 2011, 'Sensitivity of ultracold-atom scattering experiments to variation of the fine-structure constant', Physical Review A, vol. 83, no. 5, 052706. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevA.83.052706

Standard

Sensitivity of ultracold-atom scattering experiments to variation of the fine-structure constant. / Borschevsky, A.; Beloy, K.; Flambaum, V. V.; Schwerdtfeger, P.

In: Physical Review A, Vol. 83, No. 5, 052706, 19.05.2011.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Vancouver

Borschevsky A, Beloy K, Flambaum VV, Schwerdtfeger P. Sensitivity of ultracold-atom scattering experiments to variation of the fine-structure constant. Physical Review A. 2011 May 19;83(5). 052706. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevA.83.052706


BibTeX

@article{c888340cefe849789082f6cc1bd45178,
title = "Sensitivity of ultracold-atom scattering experiments to variation of the fine-structure constant",
abstract = "We present numerical calculations for cesium and mercury to estimate the sensitivity of the scattering length to the variation of the fine-structure constant a. The method used follows the ideas of Chin and Flambaum [Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 230801 (2006)], where the sensitivity to the variation of the electron-to-proton mass ratio beta was considered. We demonstrate that for heavy systems, the sensitivity to the variation of a is of the same order of magnitude as to the variation of beta. Near narrow Feshbach resonances, the enhancement of the sensitivity may exceed nine orders of magnitude.",
keywords = "SPACE-TIME VARIATION, FUNDAMENTAL CONSTANTS, CLOCKS",
author = "A. Borschevsky and K. Beloy and Flambaum, {V. V.} and P. Schwerdtfeger",
year = "2011",
month = may,
day = "19",
doi = "10.1103/PhysRevA.83.052706",
language = "English",
volume = "83",
journal = "Physical Review A",
issn = "1050-2947",
publisher = "AMER PHYSICAL SOC",
number = "5",

}

RIS

TY - JOUR

T1 - Sensitivity of ultracold-atom scattering experiments to variation of the fine-structure constant

AU - Borschevsky, A.

AU - Beloy, K.

AU - Flambaum, V. V.

AU - Schwerdtfeger, P.

PY - 2011/5/19

Y1 - 2011/5/19

N2 - We present numerical calculations for cesium and mercury to estimate the sensitivity of the scattering length to the variation of the fine-structure constant a. The method used follows the ideas of Chin and Flambaum [Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 230801 (2006)], where the sensitivity to the variation of the electron-to-proton mass ratio beta was considered. We demonstrate that for heavy systems, the sensitivity to the variation of a is of the same order of magnitude as to the variation of beta. Near narrow Feshbach resonances, the enhancement of the sensitivity may exceed nine orders of magnitude.

AB - We present numerical calculations for cesium and mercury to estimate the sensitivity of the scattering length to the variation of the fine-structure constant a. The method used follows the ideas of Chin and Flambaum [Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 230801 (2006)], where the sensitivity to the variation of the electron-to-proton mass ratio beta was considered. We demonstrate that for heavy systems, the sensitivity to the variation of a is of the same order of magnitude as to the variation of beta. Near narrow Feshbach resonances, the enhancement of the sensitivity may exceed nine orders of magnitude.

KW - SPACE-TIME VARIATION

KW - FUNDAMENTAL CONSTANTS

KW - CLOCKS

U2 - 10.1103/PhysRevA.83.052706

DO - 10.1103/PhysRevA.83.052706

M3 - Article

VL - 83

JO - Physical Review A

JF - Physical Review A

SN - 1050-2947

IS - 5

M1 - 052706

ER -

ID: 31141805