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Systematic strong coupling expansion for out-of-equilibrium dynamics in the Lieb-Liniger model

by Etienne Granet and Fabian H. L. Essler

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As Contributors: Etienne Granet
Preprint link: scipost_202103_00015v1
Date submitted: 2021-03-14 19:38
Submitted by: Granet, Etienne
Submitted to: SciPost Physics
Academic field: Physics
Specialties:
  • Mathematical Physics
  • Quantum Physics
Approach: Theoretical

Abstract

We consider the time evolution of local observables after an interaction quench in the repulsive Lieb-Liniger model. The system is initialized in the ground state for vanishing interaction and then time-evolved with the Lieb-Liniger Hamiltonian for large, finite interacting strength $c$. We employ the Quench Action approach to express the full time evolution of local observables in terms of sums over energy eigenstates and then derive the leading terms of a $1/c$ expansion for several one and two-point functions as a function of time $t>0$ after the quantum quench. We observe delicate cancellations of contributions to the spectral sums that depend on the details of the choice of representative state in the Quench Action approach and our final results are independent of this choice. Our results provide a highly non-trivial confirmation of the typicality assumptions underlying the Quench Action approach.

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