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Derivation of the Gross-Pitaevskii equation

Benjamin Schlein
Department of Mathematics, UC Davis


In this talk, I am going to discuss some recent resultsconcerning the derivation, from many body quantum mechanics, of acubic nonlinear Schroedinger equation, known as the Gross-Pitaevskiiequation, for the dynamics of Bose-Einstein condensation. This is ajoint work with L. Erdos and H.-T. Yau.

Tuesday, April 17, 2007
11:00AM AP&M 2402