Quantum anticentrifugal potential in a bent waveguide

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  • R. Dandoloff,

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    1. Laboratoire de Physique Théorique et Modélisation (CNRS-UMR 8089), Université de Cergy-Pontoise, 95302 Cergy-Pontoise, France
    • Laboratoire de Physique Théorique et Modélisation (CNRS-UMR 8089), Université de Cergy-Pontoise, 95302 Cergy-Pontoise, France
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  • V. Atanasov

    1. Department of Condensed Matter Physics, Sofia University, 5 boul. J. Boucher, 1164 Sofia, Bulgaria
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Abstract

We show the existence of an anticentrifugal force for a quantum particle in a bent waveguide. This effect may be observed in interference experiments which are sensitive to the additional phase of the wavefunction gained in the bent regions and can find application in distinguishing between straight and bent geometries.

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