Runaway evaporative cooling to bose-einstein condensation of cesium atoms in optical traps

Chen Lung Hung, Xibo Zhang, Nathan Gemelke, Cheng Chin

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Abstract

We demonstrate a simple scheme to achieve fast, runaway evaporative cooling to Bose-Einstein condensation with ~105 optically trapped cesium atoms in 2~4 seconds by tilting an optical potential with a magnetic field gradient.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationLaser Science, LS 2008
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)9781557528612
StatePublished - Jan 1 2008
EventLaser Science, LS 2008 - Rochester, NY, United States
Duration: Oct 19 2008Oct 23 2008

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherLaser Science, LS 2008
CountryUnited States
CityRochester, NY
Period10/19/0810/23/08

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Hung, C. L., Zhang, X., Gemelke, N., & Chin, C. (2008). Runaway evaporative cooling to bose-einstein condensation of cesium atoms in optical traps. In Laser Science, LS 2008 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). Optical Society of America.