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Single-Color Photoassociative Ionization of Ultracold Sodium: The Region from 0 to -5 GHz

Published

Author(s)

A Amelink, Kevin Jones, Paul D. Lett, P Van der Straten, H G. Heideman

Abstract

We have measured the rate of production of Na2+ in collisions of ultracold Na atoms held in a magneto-optical trap (MOT) as a function of probe laser detuning using a single-color probe beam. The ion rate is measured with the atoms mainly in the 3S(f=2) level (
Citation
Physical Review A (Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics)

Keywords

autoionization, diatomic molecules, laser cooling, laser spectroscopy, photoassociation spectroscopy, sodium spectroscopy

Citation

Amelink, A. , Jones, K. , Lett, P. , Van der Straten, P. and Heideman, H. (2000), Single-Color Photoassociative Ionization of Ultracold Sodium: The Region from 0 to -5 GHz, Physical Review A (Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics) (Accessed October 25, 2021)
Created June 30, 2000, Updated October 12, 2021