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Localization of matter waves in two-dimensional disordered optical potentials

Abstract : We consider ultracold atoms in 2D-disordered optical potentials and calculate microscopic quantities characterizing matter wave quantum transport in the non-interacting regime. We derive the diffusion constant as function of all relevant microscopic parameters and show that coherent multiple scattering induces significant weak localization effects. In particular, we find that even the strong localization regime is accessible with current experimental techniques and calculate the corresponding localization length.
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R. C. Kuhn, Christian Miniatura, Dominique Delande, Olivier Sigwarth, Cord A. Mueller. Localization of matter waves in two-dimensional disordered optical potentials. Physical Review Letters, American Physical Society, 2005, 95, pp.250403. ⟨10.1103/PhysRevLet.95.250403⟩. ⟨hal-00014031⟩

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