Cold atoms in hollow optical systems

Kwanil Lee, Jong An Kim, Kihwan Kim, Chang Yeon Won, Seung Hyup Yoo, Unyob Shim, Xinye Xu, Wonho Jhe, Kyunghwan Oh, Un Chul Paek

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Abstract

Cold atoms can be produced and manipulated by a combination of optical, electric, and magnetic fields. Once produced, however, it is desirable to minimize the external perturbations due to the trapping and/or cooling fields. In this paper, we describe several experiments that employ hollow optical systems, such as a hollow mirror atom trap and a hollow optical fiber. The cold atoms controlled thereby may be useful in producing a high-flux cold atomic beams for atom optics and in studying the quantum statistical properties in a lower-dimensional space.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)115-121
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of the Korean Physical Society
Volume35
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1999 Dec 1

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Lee, K., Kim, J. A., Kim, K., Won, C. Y., Yoo, S. H., Shim, U., Xu, X., Jhe, W., Oh, K., & Paek, U. C. (1999). Cold atoms in hollow optical systems. Journal of the Korean Physical Society, 35(3), 115-121.