Point interactions in systems of fermions

Moser T. 2018. Point interactions in systems of fermions. IST Austria.

OA 2018_Thesis_Moser.pdf 851.16 KB

Thesis | Published | English
Series Title
IST Austria Thesis
In this thesis we will discuss systems of point interacting fermions, their stability and other spectral properties. Whereas for bosons a point interacting system is always unstable this ques- tion is more subtle for a gas of two species of fermions. In particular the answer depends on the mass ratio between these two species. Most of this work will be focused on the N + M model which consists of two species of fermions with N, M particles respectively which interact via point interactions. We will introduce this model using a formal limit and discuss the N + 1 system in more detail. In particular, we will show that for mass ratios above a critical one, which does not depend on the particle number, the N + 1 system is stable. In the context of this model we will prove rigorous versions of Tan relations which relate various quantities of the point-interacting model. By restricting the N + 1 system to a box we define a finite density model with point in- teractions. In the context of this system we will discuss the energy change when introducing a point-interacting impurity into a system of non-interacting fermions. We will see that this change in energy is bounded independently of the particle number and in particular the bound only depends on the density and the scattering length. As another special case of the N + M model we will show stability of the 2 + 2 model for mass ratios in an interval around one. Further we will investigate a different model of point interactions which was discussed before in the literature and which is, contrary to the N + M model, not given by a limiting procedure but is based on a Dirichlet form. We will show that this system behaves trivially in the thermodynamic limit, i.e. the free energy per particle is the same as the one of the non-interacting system.
Publishing Year
Date Published

Cite this

Moser T. Point interactions in systems of fermions. 2018. doi:10.15479/AT:ISTA:th_1043
Moser, T. (2018). Point interactions in systems of fermions. IST Austria. https://doi.org/10.15479/AT:ISTA:th_1043
Moser, Thomas. “Point Interactions in Systems of Fermions.” IST Austria, 2018. https://doi.org/10.15479/AT:ISTA:th_1043.
T. Moser, “Point interactions in systems of fermions,” IST Austria, 2018.
Moser T. 2018. Point interactions in systems of fermions. IST Austria.
Moser, Thomas. Point Interactions in Systems of Fermions. IST Austria, 2018, doi:10.15479/AT:ISTA:th_1043.
All files available under the following license(s):
Copyright Statement:
This Item is protected by copyright and/or related rights. [...]
Main File(s)
File Name
Access Level
OA Open Access
Date Uploaded
MD5 Checksum

Source File
Access Level
Restricted Closed Access
Date Uploaded
MD5 Checksum


Marked Publications

Open Data ISTA Research Explorer

Search this title in

Google Scholar