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Laser trapping of trace amounts of radioactive atoms
Author(s): Gene D. Sprouse; L. A. Orozco; J. A. Behr; A. Ghosh; G. Gwinner; J. E. Simsarian; P. Voytas; F. Xu
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Paper Abstract

Small samples of radioactive atoms can now be concentrated with magneto- optic laser traps into a very small space and cooled to microdegree temperatures. The first application of these new techniques to atoms with radioactive nuclei offers new possibilities for nuclear physics measurements. The general applicability of these techniques of minute quantities of other materials is discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 April 1995
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 2385, Advanced Optical Methods for Ultrasensitive Detection, (7 April 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.206448
Show Author Affiliations
Gene D. Sprouse, SUNY/Stony Brook (United States)
L. A. Orozco, SUNY/Stony Brook (United States)
J. A. Behr, SUNY/Stony Brook (United States)
A. Ghosh, SUNY/Stony Brook (United States)
G. Gwinner, SUNY/Stony Brook (United States)
J. E. Simsarian, SUNY/Stony Brook (United States)
P. Voytas, SUNY/Stony Brook (United States)
F. Xu, SUNY/Stony Brook (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2385:
Advanced Optical Methods for Ultrasensitive Detection
Bryan L. Fearey, Editor(s)

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