Fermions with tunable interactions... In the Lithium lab we produce binary mixtures of 6Li Fermi gases to investigate fermionic superfluidity across the BEC-BCS crossover. Our main goal is to study two-dimensional fermionic superfluids.

Superfluid Fermi gases in two dimensions

We aim at studying two-dimensional fermionic 6Li atoms across the BCS-BEC crossover. We plan to benefit of the recent advances in ultracold atomic systems, such as single-site addressability and the full control of the interparticle interactions. Tailoring arbitrary optical potentials will create the perfect environment for implementing quantum models. In particular, we want to characterize the superfluid phase by studying the interlayer tunneling, discriminating the coherent Josephson dynamics from the single-particle hopping. By adding disorder we will simulate the physics of granular superconductors, testing the robustness of the order parameter and the onset of metallic phases at higher temperatures.

Li people

Eleonora Lippi
Master student
Andrea Amico
PhD student
Pedro Tavares
Postdoc
Francesco Scazza
Postdoc
Matteo Zaccanti
Scientific staff
Massimo Inguscio
Scientific staff
Giacomo Roati
Scientific staff
Former members:
Alessia Burchianti
Chiara Fort
Jorge Seman
Giacomo Valtolina

Li contacts

For further information, request of material, job opportunities, please contact:

Giacomo Roati
(roati@lens.unifi.it)

Li funding