We propose a technique for cooling optically trapped atoms to microkelvin temperatures, and lower, by using the dipole force of resonance-radiation pressure.
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S. Chu, J. E. Bjorkholm, A. Ashkin, J. P. Gordon, and L. W. Hollberg, "Proposal for optically cooling atoms to temperatures of the order of 10-6 K," Opt. Lett. 11, 73-75 (1986)