Hydrodynamics of quantum fluids (2024–2026)

Since the 19th century, the governing equations of classical fluid dynamics or hydrodynamics have been an indispensable tool for transformative applications in aeronautics, medicine, and climate science. However, the applicability of hydrodynamics to the realm of quantum matter and quantum fluids is not well understood. This project intends to fill in this knowledge gap by developing new hydrodynamic theories of quantum fluids formed by ultracold quantum gases. The expected outcomes are the knowledge and theoretical tools required to underpin Australia¿TM)s advances in quantum technology applications, such as the design of quantum heat engines, control of heat transport in quantum nanowires, and fabrication of new energy efficient materials.
Grant type:
ARC Discovery Projects
Funded by:
Australian Research Council