Trapping and cooling particles using a moving atom diode and an atomic mirror

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dc.contributor.author Dowdall, Tom
dc.contributor.author Ruschhaupt, Andreas
dc.date.accessioned 2018-07-30T10:30:33Z
dc.date.available 2018-07-30T10:30:33Z
dc.date.issued 2018
dc.identifier.citation Dowdall, T. and Ruschhaupt, A. (2018) 'Trapping and cooling particles using a moving atom diode and an atomic mirror', Physical Review A, 97(1), 013412 (7pp). doi:10.1103/PhysRevA.97.013412 en
dc.identifier.volume 97
dc.identifier.issued 1
dc.identifier.startpage 1
dc.identifier.endpage 7
dc.identifier.issn 2469-9926
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/6526
dc.identifier.doi 10.1103/PhysRevA.97.013412
dc.description.abstract We propose a theoretical scheme for atomic cooling, i.e., the compression of both velocity and position distribution of particles in motion. This is achieved by collisions of the particles with a combination of a moving atomic mirror and a moving atom diode. An atom diode is a unidirectional barrier, i.e., an optical device through which an atom can pass in one direction only. We show that the efficiency of the scheme depends on the trajectory of the diode and the mirror. We examine both the classical and quantum mechanical descriptions of the scheme, along with the numerical simulations to show the efficiency in each case. en
dc.description.sponsorship Irish Research Council (GOIPG/2015/3195) en
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher American Physical Society en
dc.relation.uri https://journals.aps.org/pra/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevA.97.013412
dc.rights © 2018, American Physical Society. All rights reserved. en
dc.subject Magnetic-mirror en
dc.subject Cold atoms en
dc.subject Optics en
dc.subject Barrier en
dc.title Trapping and cooling particles using a moving atom diode and an atomic mirror en
dc.type Article (peer-reviewed) en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Andreas Ruschhaupt, Physics, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: aruschhaupt@ucc.ie en
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dc.description.version Published Version en
dc.contributor.funder Irish Research Council
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle Physical Review A en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress aruschhaupt@ucc.ie en
dc.identifier.articleid 13412


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