Producing Bose-Einstein Condensates Using Optical Lattices

Maxim Olshanii, David Weiss

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Abstract

We relate the entropies of ensembles of atoms in optical lattices to atoms in simple traps. We then determine which ensembles of lattice-bound atoms will adiabatically transform into a Bose condensate. This shows a feasible approach to Bose condensation without evaporative cooling.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Volume89
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2002

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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