We describe a method of efficiently loading and manipulating neutral atoms in atom chip traps. Cooled 87Rb from a MOT is transported via coil-based magnetic traps into chip-based wire traps and precisely directed in wire-guides.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
D. C. Aveline, R. J. Thompson, N. Lundblad, N. Yu, J. M. Kohel, and L. Maleki, "Loading, Guiding and Manipulating Neutral Atoms in Atom Chip Magnetic Traps," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper JThC5.
References are not available for this paper.