Dark-ground imaging of high optical thickness atom clouds

Aaron Reinhard, Jean Félix Riou, Laura A. Zundel, David S. Weiss

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We use resonant dark-ground imaging to obtain in situ images of Bose Einstein condensates with optical thicknesses up to 350. Our technique is easy to implement and the detected signal is large. We discuss the regimes of applicability of this method as well as its limitations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)30-33
Number of pages4
JournalOptics Communications
StatePublished - Aug 15 2014


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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