Bose-Einstein condensation of rubidium atoms in a triaxial TOP trap
Authors: Mueller J.H., Ciampini D., Morsch O., Smirne G., Fazzi M., Verkerk P., Fuso F., Arimondo E.
Autors Affiliation: Univ Pisa, INFM, Dipartimento Fis, I-56127 Pisa, Italy;
Univ Lille 1, Lab Phys Lasers Atomes & Mol, F-59655 Villeneuve Dascq, France
Abstract: We report the results of experiments with Bose-Einstein condensates of rubidium atoms in a triaxial TOP trap, presenting measurements of the condensate fraction and the free expansion of a condensate released from the trap. The experimental apparatus and the methods used to calibrate the magnetic trapping fields are discussed in derail. Furthermore, we compare the performance of our apparatus with other TOP traps and discuss possible limiting factors for the size of condensates achievable in such traps.
Journal/Review: JOURNAL OF PHYSICS B-ATOMIC MOLECULAR AND OPTICAL PHYSICS
Volume: 33 (19) Pages from: 4095 to: 4105
KeyWords: Bose-Einstein condensation; Ultra-cold atoms; DOI: 10.1088/0953-4075/33/19/320Citations: 25data from “WEB OF SCIENCE” (of Thomson Reuters) are update at: 2023-12-03References taken from IsiWeb of Knowledge: (subscribers only)Connecting to view paper tab on IsiWeb: Click hereConnecting to view citations from IsiWeb: Click here