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Magnetic Switch for Integrated Atom Optics

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Author(s)

D Mueller, Eric A. Cornell, M Prevedelli, P Schwindt, Y J. Wang, D Z. Anderson

Abstract

A magnetic waveguide structure allows switching of neutral atoms between two guides. The switch consists of lithographically patterned current-carry-carrying wires on a sapphire substrate. By selectively sending current through a particular set of wires, we select the desired output port of an incoming beam. We utilize two different magnetic-guiding schemes to adiabatically manipulate the atom trajectory.
Citation
Physical Review A (Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics)
Volume
63
Issue
No. 4

Keywords

atom cooling, atom guiding, atom optics, magnetic guides

Citation

Mueller, D. , Cornell, E. , Prevedelli, M. , Schwindt, P. , Wang, Y. and Anderson, D. (2001), Magnetic Switch for Integrated Atom Optics, Physical Review A (Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics) (Accessed June 21, 2024)

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Created March 31, 2001, Updated October 12, 2021