Experimental study of the formation of ultracold RbCs molecules by short-range photoassociation
Authors: Fioretti A., Gabbanini C.
Autors Affiliation: Istituto Nazionale di Ottica, INO-CNR, U. O. S. Pisa Adriano Gozzini, Via Moruzzi 1, 56124 Pisa, Italy
Abstract: We have experimentally studied the formation of ultracold RbCs molecules by photoassociation at short internuclear range followed by spontaneous emission. The observation of new excited levels with respect to our previous work [Gabbanini and Dulieu, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 13, 18905 (2011)] on both sides of the Rb(5S(1/2)) + Cs(6P(3/2)) dissociation limit gives information on the state responsible for molecule formation. The molecules are mainly formed in deeply bound levels of the electronic triplet ground state. The observed photoassociation transitions present differences in terms of saturation.
Journal/Review: PHYSICAL REVIEW A
Volume: 87 (5) Pages from: 05470 to: 05470
KeyWords: cold moleculesDOI: 10.1103/PhysRevA.87.054701Citations: 18data from “WEB OF SCIENCE” (of Thomson Reuters) are update at: 2020-01-19References taken from IsiWeb of Knowledge: (subscribers only)Connecting to view paper tab on IsiWeb: Click hereConnecting to view citations from IsiWeb: Click here