Strong velocity compression of a supersonic atomic beam using moving optical molasses

A. Faulstich, A. Schnetz, M. Sigel, T. Sleator, O. Carnal, V. Balykin, H. Takuma, J. Mlynek

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    We report the generation of a highly monochromatic beam of metastable argon atoms. The longitudinal velocity distribution of a supersonic atomic beam is compressed using optical molasses in the moving frame of the atoms. Velocity ratios v0/Δv in excess of 800 have been obtained.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)393-399
    Number of pages7
    JournalEPL
    Volume17
    Issue number5
    DOIs
    StatePublished - 1992

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    Faulstich, A., Schnetz, A., Sigel, M., Sleator, T., Carnal, O., Balykin, V., ... Mlynek, J. (1992). Strong velocity compression of a supersonic atomic beam using moving optical molasses. EPL, 17(5), 393-399. https://doi.org/10.1209/0295-5075/17/5/003

    Strong velocity compression of a supersonic atomic beam using moving optical molasses. / Faulstich, A.; Schnetz, A.; Sigel, M.; Sleator, T.; Carnal, O.; Balykin, V.; Takuma, H.; Mlynek, J.

    In: EPL, Vol. 17, No. 5, 1992, p. 393-399.

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    Faulstich, A, Schnetz, A, Sigel, M, Sleator, T, Carnal, O, Balykin, V, Takuma, H & Mlynek, J 1992, 'Strong velocity compression of a supersonic atomic beam using moving optical molasses', EPL, vol. 17, no. 5, pp. 393-399. https://doi.org/10.1209/0295-5075/17/5/003
    Faulstich A, Schnetz A, Sigel M, Sleator T, Carnal O, Balykin V et al. Strong velocity compression of a supersonic atomic beam using moving optical molasses. EPL. 1992;17(5):393-399. https://doi.org/10.1209/0295-5075/17/5/003
    Faulstich, A. ; Schnetz, A. ; Sigel, M. ; Sleator, T. ; Carnal, O. ; Balykin, V. ; Takuma, H. ; Mlynek, J. / Strong velocity compression of a supersonic atomic beam using moving optical molasses. In: EPL. 1992 ; Vol. 17, No. 5. pp. 393-399.
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