We report the first demonstration of neutral atom beam switches and dividers, created with crossed dark hollow laser beams generated with a two-dimensional spatial light modulator.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(020.0020) Atomic and molecular physics : Atomic and molecular physics
(020.7010) Atomic and molecular physics : Laser trapping
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3300) Lasers and laser optics : Laser beam shaping
I. Arakelyan, N. Chattrapiban, S. Mitra, A. Diacou, and W. T. Hill, III, "Dark Hollow Laser Beam Based Neutral Atom Beam Switch and Divider," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper QWE4.
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