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Laser Cooling and Trapping
written by Andrew Dawes
This lab manual describes the operation of a magneto-optical trap for laser cooling and atomic experiments. It includes an introduction to the physics, descriptions of the design and layout of the optical system and the trapping cell, and measurements that can be performed with this lab.
Subjects Lab Level Resource Types
Modern Physics
- Atomic Physics
- Modern Optics
= Physical Optics
Quantum Physics
- Quantum Experiments
- Advanced Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Instructor Guide/Manual
= Laboratory
= Student Guide
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© 2004 Pacific University
MOT, Magneto-optical trap, rubidium
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Metadata instance created June 5, 2013 by Andrew Dawes
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October 27, 2014 by Ramon Torres-Isea
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