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Optical Trapping Applications
Monterey, California United States
April 4-6, 2011
ISBN: 978-1-55752-909-1
Fundamental Systems (OTMB)

Laser Cooling Optically Trapped Particles

Peter Barker  »View Author Affiliations


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In this talk I will report on the development of two methods to cool optically levitated objects. I will outline both cavity and Doppler cooling techniques and report on progress towards cooling particles in an optical fiber trap.

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OCIS Codes
(020.7010) Atomic and molecular physics : Laser trapping
(140.3320) Lasers and laser optics : Laser cooling
(350.4855) Other areas of optics : Optical tweezers or optical manipulation

P. Barker, "Laser Cooling Optically Trapped Particles," in Optics in the Life Sciences, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper OTMB2.

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