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Perspective pieces

  • Ultradilute Quantum Droplets, Physics Today feature article. I. Ferrier-Barbut, Physics Today 72, 4, 46 (2019)
  • Quantum liquids get thin, perspective article about: Science 359, 301 (2018), I. Ferrier-Barbut and T. Pfau, Science 359, 274 (2018)
  • Smashing magnets, perspective article about: New J. Phys. 18, 113004 (2016), I. Ferrier-BarbutNew J. Phys. 18, 111004 (2016)


  • Quantum correlations in dilute dipolar quantum droplets beyond the extended Gross-Pitaevskii equation, F. Böttcher, M. Wenzel, J-N. Schmidt, M. Guo, T. Langen, I. Ferrier- Barbut, T. Pfau, R. Bombin, J. Sanchéz-Baena, J. Boronat, F. Mazzanti, ArXiv:1904.10349


  1. A fermionic impurity in a dipolar quantum droplet, M. Wenzel, T. Pfau and I. Ferrier-Barbut, Physica Scripta 113 104004 (2018), ArXiv:1807.00631.
  2. Anisotropic superfluid behavior of a dipolar Bose-Einstein condensate, M. Wenzel, F. Böttcher, J. N. Schmidt, M. Eisenmann, T. Langen, T. Pfau and I. Ferrier-BarbutPhys. Rev. Lett. 121, 030401 (2018), ArXiv:1804.04552.
  3. Scissors mode of a dipolar quantum droplet of dysprosium atoms, I. Ferrier-Barbut, M. Wenzel, F. Böttcher, T. Langen, M. Isoard, S. Stringari and T. Pfau, Phys. Rev. Lett. 120, 160402 (2018), ArXiv:1712.06927.
  4. Onset of a modulational instability in trapped dipolar Bose-Einstein condensates, I. Ferrier-Barbut, M. Wenzel, M. Schmitt, F. Böttcher, T. Pfau, Phys. Rev. A 97, 011604(R) (2018), ArXiv:1711.07275.
  5. Striped states in a many-body system of tilted dipoles, M. Wenzel, F. Böttcher, T. Langen, I. Ferrier-Barbut and T. Pfau, Phys. Rev. A 96, 053630 (2017), ArXiv:1706.09388.
  6. Self-bound droplets of a dilute magnetic quantum liquid, M. Schmitt, M. Wenzel, F. Böttcher, I. Ferrier-Barbut and T. Pfau, Nature 539, 259 (2016), ArXiv:1607.07355. Subject of a News & Views article by B. Laburthe-Tolra.
  7. Liquid quantum droplets of ultracold magnetic atoms, I. Ferrier-Barbut, M. Schmitt, M. Wenzel, H. Kadau and T. Pfau, J. Phys. B. 49, 214004 (2016), ArXiv:1609.03937.
  8. Observation of quantum droplets in a strongly dipolar Bose gas, I. Ferrier-Barbut, H. Kadau, M. Schmitt, M. Wenzel, and T. Pfau, Phys. Rev. Lett. 116, 215301 (2016), ArXiv:1601.03318. Subject of a Physics Viewpoint by L. D. Carr & B. L. Lev
  9. Observing the Rosensweig instability of a quantum ferrofluid, H. Kadau, M. Schmitt, M. Wenzel, C. Wink, T. Maier, I. Ferrier-Barbut and T. Pfau, Nature 530, 194 (2016), ArXiv:1508.05007.
  10. Universal loss dynamics in a unitary Bose gas, U. Eismann, L. Khaykovich, S. Laurent, I. Ferrier-Barbut, B. S. Rem, A. T. Grier, M. Delehaye, F. Chevy, C. Salomon, L.-C. Ha and C. Chin, Phys. Rev. X 6, 021025 (2016), ArXiv:1505.04523.
  11. Critical velocity and dissipation of an ultracold Bose-Fermi counterflow, M. Delehaye, S. Laurent, I. Ferrier-Barbut, S. Jin, F. Chevy, and C. Salomon, Phys. Rev. Lett. 115,  265303 (2015), ArXiv:1510.06709.
  12. Broad universal Feshbach resonances in the chaotic spectrum of dysprosium atoms, T. Maier, I. Ferrier-Barbut, H. Kadau, M. Schmitt, M. Wenzel, C. Wink, T. Pfau, K. Jachymski, and P. S. Julienne, Phys. Rev. A 92, 060702 (2015), ArXiv:1506.01875.
  13. Emergence of chaotic scattering in ultracold Er and Dy, T. Maier, H. Kadau, M. Schmitt, M. Wenzel, I. Ferrier-Barbut, T. Pfau, A. Frisch, S. Baier, K. Aikawa, L. Chomaz, M. J. Mark, F. Ferlaino, C. Makrides, E. Tiesinga, A. Petrov, and S. Kotochigova, Phys. Rev. X 5, 041029 (2015), ArXiv:1506.05221.
  14. The Landau critical velocity for a particle in a Fermi superfluid, Y. Castin, I. Ferrier-Barbut, C. Salomon, Comptes Rendus Physique 16, 241 (2015) (link to french version)ArXiv:1408.1326.
  15. A mixture of Bose and Fermi superfluids, I. Ferrier-Barbut, M. Delehaye, S. Laurent, A. T. Grier, M. Pierce, B. S. Rem, F. Chevy, and C. Salomon, Science 345, 1035 (2014), ArXiv:1404.2548.
  16. Λ-enhanced sub-Doppler cooling of lithium atoms in D1 gray molasses, A. T. Grier, I. Ferrier-Barbut, B. S. Rem, M. Delehaye, L. Khaykovich, F. Chevy, and C. Salomon, Phys. Rev. A 87, 063411 (2013), ArXiv:1304.6971.
  17. Lifetime of the Bose Gas with resonant interactions B. S. Rem, A. Grier, I. Ferrier-Barbut, U. Eismann, T. Langen, N. Navon, L. Khaykovich, F. Werner, D. S. Petrov, F. Chevy, and C. Salomon, Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 163202 (2013), ArXiv:1212.5274.