Arnold, A.S. and Garvie, C.S. and Riis, E. (2006) Large magnetic storage ring for Bose-Einstein condensates. Physical Review A, 73 (4). ISSN 1094-1622Full text not available in this repository. (Request a copy from the Strathclyde author)
Cold atomic clouds and Bose-Einstein condensates have been stored in a 10cm diameter vertically oriented magnetic ring. An azimuthal magnetic field enables low-loss propagation of atomic clouds over a total distance of 2m, with a heating rate of less than 50nK/s. The vertical geometry was used to split an atomic cloud into two counter-rotating clouds which were recombined after one revolution. The system will be ideal for studying condensate collisions and ultimately Sagnac interferometry.
|Keywords:||magnetic storage, physics, Bose-Einstein condensates, Optics. Light, Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics|
|Subjects:||Science > Physics > Optics. Light|
|Department:||Faculty of Science > Physics|
|Depositing user:||Dr Aidan S. Arnold|
|Date Deposited:||01 Dec 2006|
|Last modified:||07 Oct 2016 02:05|