Scaling and asymptotic laws in subrecoil laser cooling
Abteilung für Quantenphysik, Universität Ulm
Albert-Einstein-Allee 11, 89069 Ulm, Germany
2 Moscow State Engineering Physics Institute - 115409 Moscow, Russia
Accepted: 3 July 1997
We derive and analyze scaling properties of the kinetic equation for subrecoil laser cooling. These scaling laws determine the universal asymptotic time behaviour in complete agreement with the results of the statistical analysis in terms of Lévy flights.
PACS: 32.80.Pj – Optical cooling of atoms; trapping
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