Weakly interacting Bose gas in a random environment
Abstract
The localizationdisorder paradigm is analyzed for a specific system of weakly repulsive Bose gas at zero temperature placed into a quenched random potential. We show that at low average density or weak enough interaction the particles fill deep potential wells of the random potential whose radius and depth depend on the characteristics of the random potential and the interacting gas. The localized state is the random singlet with no longrange phase correlation. At a critical density the quantum phase transition to the coherent superfluid state proceeds. We calculate the critical density in terms of the geometrical characteristics of the noise and the gas. In a finite system the ground state becomes nonergodic at very low density. For atoms in traps four different regimes are found; only one of it is superfluid. The theory is extended to lower (one and two) dimensions. Its quantitative predictions can be checked in experiments with ultracold atomic gases and other Bose systems.
 Publication:

Physical Review B
 Pub Date:
 September 2009
 DOI:
 10.1103/PhysRevB.80.104515
 arXiv:
 arXiv:0811.1269
 Bibcode:
 2009PhRvB..80j4515F
 Keywords:

 67.85.d;
 03.75.Hh;
 03.75.Kk;
 Ultracold gases trapped gases;
 Static properties of condensates;
 thermodynamical statistical and structural properties;
 Dynamic properties of condensates;
 collective and hydrodynamic excitations superfluid flow;
 Quantum Physics;
 Condensed Matter  Disordered Systems and Neural Networks
 EPrint:
 Phys. Rev B 80, 104515 (2009)