We developed the delta-kick cooling to three dimensions using the Ioffe-Pritchard potential. The alternating oscillation of atomic momentum and size was observed. This phenomenon implies that the elongated atomic distribution was rotating in phase space.
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T. Aoki, T. Kato, Y. Tanami, and A. Morinaga, "Delta-kick cooling using the Ioffe-Pritchard potential," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper ITuI24.
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