Deceleration of a supersonic molecular beam in an optical cavity

Zhihao Lan, Yongkai Zhao, P. F. Barker, Weiping Lu

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Abstract

We present a new optical deceleration scheme to slow a supersonic beam to zero central velocity and show that the rapid switching of the optical deceleration force is automatically generated by the cavity-induced dynamics. © 2009 IEEE.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCLEO/Pacific Rim 2009 - 8th Pacific Rim Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009
EventCLEO/Pacific Rim 2009 - 8th Pacific Rim Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics - Shanghai, China
Duration: 30 Aug 20093 Sep 2009

Conference

ConferenceCLEO/Pacific Rim 2009 - 8th Pacific Rim Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics
CountryChina
CityShanghai
Period30/08/093/09/09

Keywords

  • Cold molecules
  • Deceleration
  • Molecular physics

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