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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 35, Iss. 20 — Oct. 15, 2010
  • pp: 3453–3455

Laser cooling with a single laser beam and a planar diffractor

Matthieu Vangeleyn, Paul F. Griffin, Erling Riis, and Aidan S. Arnold  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 35, Issue 20, pp. 3453-3455 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.35.003453


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Abstract

A planar triplet of diffraction gratings is used to transform a single laser beam into a four-beam tetrahedral magneto-optical trap. This “flat” pyramid diffractor geometry is ideal for future microfabrication. We demonstrate the technique by trapping and subsequently sub-Doppler cooling Rb 87 atoms to 30 μK .

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OCIS Codes
(140.3320) Lasers and laser optics : Laser cooling
(020.1335) Atomic and molecular physics : Atom optics

ToC Category:
Atomic and Molecular Physics

History
Original Manuscript: June 21, 2010
Revised Manuscript: August 27, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: August 30, 2010
Published: October 12, 2010

Citation
Matthieu Vangeleyn, Paul F. Griffin, Erling Riis, and Aidan S. Arnold, "Laser cooling with a single laser beam and a planar diffractor," Opt. Lett. 35, 3453-3455 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-35-20-3453


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