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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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
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1999

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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