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Cooling, Trapping and Manipulation of Neutral Atoms and Bose-Einstein Condensates by Electromagnetic Fields

Published

Author(s)

Kristian Helmerson, William D. Phillips

Abstract

We give a general discussion of the mechanical effects of light, and of laser cooling and trapping techniques. This is followed by a description of experiments in the laser manipulation of Bose-einstein condensates with optical laser pulses.
Proceedings Title
Bose-Einstein Condensation From Atomic Physics to Quantum Fluids | 13th | | World Scientific Publishing Company
Volume
14
Issue
suppl. S
Conference Dates
January 17-28, 2000
Conference Location
Canberra, AS
Conference Title
Modern Physics Letters B

Keywords

atom trapping, BEC, laser cooling

Citation

Helmerson, K. and Phillips, W. (2000), Cooling, Trapping and Manipulation of Neutral Atoms and Bose-Einstein Condensates by Electromagnetic Fields, Bose-Einstein Condensation From Atomic Physics to Quantum Fluids | 13th | | World Scientific Publishing Company, Canberra, AS (Accessed April 14, 2024)
Created September 1, 2000, Updated February 17, 2017