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Maxim Olchanyi (Olshanii)

Associate Professor

Department of Physics
University of Massachusetts at Boston
100 Morrissey Blvd
Boston, MA 02125

Research Group page
Office: S–3–084
Email: here
Phone: 617 287 6039
Fax: 617 287 6053

Research Interests
Theoretical Many-Body Physics:
  • Quantum Non-Equilibrium Dynamics
  • Integrable Systems
  • Scattering in Restricted Geometries
Current Research Topics
  • Quantum Thermalization in between Integrable and q-Chaotic Regimes
  • Quantum Anomalies in Two-Dimensional Quantum Gases
  • Links between Integrable Partial Differential Equations and Quantum-Mechanical Supersymmetry
Physics 613: Quantum Mechanics, Atomic, and Molecular Physics | syllabus
Physics 616: Mathematical Methods in Physics | syllabus

Selected Publications 
Example of a Quantum Anomaly in the Physics of Ultracold Gases
Maxim Olshanii, Hélène Perrin and Vincent Lorent
Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 095302 (2010)  

Threshold for Chaos and Thermalization in the One-Dimensional Mean-Field Bose-Hubbard Model
Amy C. Cassidy, Douglas Mason, Vanja Dunjko, and Maxim Olshanii
Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 025302 (2009)  

Thermalization and its mechanism for generic isolated quantum systems
Marcos Rigol, Vanja Dunjko, and Maxim Olshanii
Nature 452, 854 (2008)  

Collisions, Correlations, and Integrability in Atom Waveguides
Vladimir Yurovsky, Maxim Olshanii, and David Weiss
Advances in Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics 55, 62 (2008)  

Relaxation in a completely integrable many-body quantum system: an ab initio study of the dynamics of the highly excited states of lattice hard-core bosons
Marcos Rigol, Vanja Dunjko, Vladimir Yurovsky, Maxim Olshani
Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 050405 (2007)  

One-dimensional Bose chemistry: effects of non-integrability
V. A. Yurovsky, A. Ben-Reuven, M. Olshanii
Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 163201 (2006)  

Theory of spinor Fermi and Bose gases in tight atom waveguides
M. D. Girardeau and M. Olshanii
Phys. Rev. A 98, 023608 (2004)  

Scattering in tight atom waveguides (lecture course, Les Houches School on "Quantum Gases in Low Dimensions")
M. G. Moore, T. Bergeman, and M. Olshanii
J. Phys. IV France 116, 69 (2004)  

Short-Distance Correlation Properties of the Lieb-Liniger System and Momentum Distributions of Trapped One-Dimensional Atomic Gases
Maxim Olshanii and Vanja Dunjko
Phys. Rev. Lett. 91, 090401 (2003)  

Rigorous approach to the problem of ultraviolet divergencies in dilute Bose gases
Maxim Olshanii and Ludovic Pricoupenko
Phys. Rev. Lett. 88, 010402 (2002)  

Atomic scattering in the presence of an external confinement and a gas of impenetrable bosons
M. Olshanii
Phys. Rev. Lett. 81, 938 (1998)