We demonstrate a simple scheme to achieve fast, runaway evaporative cooling to Bose-Einstein condensation with ~105optically trapped cesium atoms in 2~4 seconds by tilting an optical potential with a magnetic field gradient.
© 2008 The Optical Society
(020.0020) Atomic and molecular physics : Atomic and molecular physics
(020.7010) Atomic and molecular physics : Laser trapping
(020.1475) Atomic and molecular physics : Bose-Einstein condensates
C. Hung, X. Zhang, N. Gemelke, and C. Chin, "Runaway Evaporative Cooling to Bose-Einstein Condensation of Cesium Atoms in Optical Traps," in Frontiers in Optics 2008/Laser Science XXIV/Plasmonics and Metamaterials/Optical Fabrication and Testing, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper LTuG4.
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