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The European Physical Journal D

, Volume 47, Issue 2, pp 209–214 | Cite as

Influence of the Radio-Frequency source properties on RF-based atom traps

  • O. Morizot
  • L. Longchambon
  • R. Kollengode Easwaran
  • R. Dubessy
  • E. Knyazchyan
  • P.-E. Pottie
  • V. Lorent
  • H. PerrinEmail author
Laser Cooling and Quantum Gas

Abstract.

We discuss the quality required for the RF source used to trap neutral atoms in RF-dressed potentials. We illustrate this discussion with experimental results obtained on a Bose-Einstein condensation experiment with different RF sources.

PACS.

39.25.+k Atom manipulation 32.80.Pj Optical cooling of atoms; trapping 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • O. Morizot
    • 1
  • L. Longchambon
    • 1
  • R. Kollengode Easwaran
    • 1
  • R. Dubessy
    • 1
  • E. Knyazchyan
    • 1
  • P.-E. Pottie
    • 1
  • V. Lorent
    • 1
  • H. Perrin
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Laboratoire de physique des lasers, CNRS-Université Paris 13VilletaneuseFrance

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