Two-dimensional pseudogap effects of an ultracold fermi gas in the BCS-BEC crossover region

R. Watanabe, S. Tsuchiya, Y. Ohashi

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We investigate pseudogap phenomena originating from pairing fluctuations in the BCS-BEC crossover regime of a two-dimensional Fermi gas in a harmonic trap. Including pairing fluctuations within a T -matrix theory and effects of a trap within the local density approximation, we calculate the local density of states (LDOS) at the superfluid phase transition temperature Tc. In the weak-coupling regime, we show that the pseudogap already appears in LDOS around the trap center. The spatial region where the pseudogap can be seen in LDOS becomes wider for a strong pairing interaction. We also discuss how the pseudogap affects the spectrum of the photoemission-type experiment developed by JILA group.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)341-347
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Low Temperature Physics
Issue number3-4
Publication statusPublished - 2013 May


  • Cold Fermi gas
  • Low-dimensionality
  • Pseudogap

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • General Materials Science
  • Condensed Matter Physics


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