Zeeman laser cooling of 85Rb atoms in transverse magnetic field

  • P. N. Melentiev
  • P. A. Borisov
  • V. I. Balykin
Atoms, Spectra, Sadiation


The process of Zeeman laser cooling of 85Rb atoms in a new scheme employing a transverse magnetic field has been experimentally studied. Upon cooling, the average velocity of atoms was 12 m/s at a beam intensity of 7.2×1012 s−1 and an atomic density of 4.7×1010 cm−3.


Spectroscopy Magnetic Field State Physics Field Theory Elementary Particle 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. N. Melentiev
    • 1
  • P. A. Borisov
    • 1
  • V. I. Balykin
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of SpectroscopyRussian Academy of SciencesTroitsk, Moscow oblastRussia

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