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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 13 — Jun. 27, 2005
  • pp: 4890–4895

Side-illuminated hollow-core optical fiber for atom guiding

F. K. Fatemi, M. Bashkansky, and S. Moore  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 13, pp. 4890-4895 (2005)

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We demonstrate a technique for coupling guiding light into hollow-core optical fibers for atom guiding. Microprisms embedded into a multimode, double-clad hollow fiber, allow light to be coupled into the fiber at multiple locations along the length of the fiber. The technique offers significant advantages over end-pumped configurations.

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OCIS Codes
(020.7010) Atomic and molecular physics : Laser trapping
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides

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Research Papers

Original Manuscript: May 16, 2005
Revised Manuscript: June 10, 2005
Published: June 27, 2005

Fredrik Fatemi, M. Bashkansky, and S. Moore, "Side-illuminated hollow-core optical fiber for atom guiding," Opt. Express 13, 4890-4895 (2005)

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