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Title Finite-curvature scaling in optical lattice systems
Abstract We address the problem posed by the inhomogeneous trapping fields when using ultracold fermions to simulate strongly correlated electrons. As a starting point, we calculate the density of states for a single atom. Using semiclassical arguments, we show that this can be made to evolve smoothly towards the desired limit by varying the curvature of the field profile. Implications for mutually interacting atoms in such potentials are briefly discussed.
Keywords Physics , 03.75.Ss , 03.65.Sq , 71.10.Fd , ISIS 2006
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Paper In Conference Proceedings Proceedings of SCES'05 (accepted). arXiv:cond-mat/0506416 2005-06-15-Hooley-Quintanilla.pdf 2005
Journal Article Physica B 378-380 (2006): 1035-1036. Is in proceedings of: Strongly Correlated Electron Systems 2006 (SCES06), Vienna. doi:10.1016/j.physb.2006.01.393 2006