We consider a pair of bosonic particles in a one-dimensional tight-binding periodic potential described by the Hubbard model with an attractive or repulsive on-site interaction. We derive explicit analytic expressions for the two-particle states, which can be classified as (i) scattering states of asymptotically free particles and (ii) interaction-bound dimer states. Our results provide a very transparent framework to understand the properties of interacting pairs of particles in a lattice.
|Number of pages
|Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics
|Published - 28 Aug 2008
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