Scaling laws in magneto-optical traps
Istituto di Fisica Atomica e Molecolare del CNR, Via del Giardino 7, 56127 Pisa, Italy
2 Dipartimento di Fisica, Università di Pisa, Piazza Torricelli 2, 56126 Pisa, Italy
Accepted: 17 December 1996
We report measurements done to characterize magneto-optical traps for cesium and rubidium alkali atoms. The results are compared to look for a general behavior of these traps operating in the multiple-scattering regime.
PACS: 32.80.Pj – Optical cooling of atoms; trapping
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