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  • Vol. 1, Iss. 9 — Sep. 20, 2003
  • pp: 497–499

Imaging an atomic beam using fluorescence

Ming He, Jin Wang, and Mingsheng Zhan  »View Author Affiliations


Chinese Optics Letters, Vol. 1, Issue 9, pp. 497-499 (2003)


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Abstract

A fluorescence detection scheme is applied to image an atomic beam. Using two laser diodes as the sources of detection light and pumping light respectively, the fluorescence image of the atomic beam is then observed by a commercial CCD-camera, which is corresponding to the atomic state and velocity distribution. The detection scheme has a great utilization in the experiments of cold atoms and atomic optics.

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OCIS Codes
(020.0020) Atomic and molecular physics : Atomic and molecular physics
(110.2970) Imaging systems : Image detection systems
(140.3320) Lasers and laser optics : Laser cooling

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Ming He, Jin Wang, and Mingsheng Zhan, "Imaging an atomic beam using fluorescence," Chin. Opt. Lett. 1, 497-499 (2003)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/col/abstract.cfm?URI=col-1-9-497


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