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UNIAXIAL COUNTER-PROPAGATING MONOLASER ATOM TRAP

Patent Number: 11,291,103

Abstract

Disclosed is an atom trap and slower for laser cooling and trapping atoms with a single laser beam.  Atoms are slowed by a slower and trapped in the intersection of optical beams produced by an optical diffractor.  This invention is suitable for all laser-coolable atomic species.

Created September 19, 2022