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Magic-wavelength optical dipole trap of cesium and rubidium atoms
Author(s): Junmin Wang; Yongjie Cheng; Shanlong Guo; Baodong Yang; Jun He
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Paper Abstract

Optical dipole traps (ODT) with far-off-resonance laser are important tools in more and more present cold-atom experiments, which allow confinement of laser-cooled atoms with a long storage time. Particularly, the magic wavelength ODT can cancel the position-dependent spatially inhomogeneous light shift of desired atomic transition, which is introduced by the ODT laser beam. Now it plays an important role in the state-insensitive quantum engineering and the atomic optical clock. To verify the magic wavelength or the magic wavelength combination for D2 line transition of cesium (Cs) and rubidium (Rb) atoms, we calculated and analyzed the light shift of the 133Cs 6S1/2 - 6P3/2 transition for a monochromatic ODT, and also the 87Rb 5S1/2 - 5P3/2 transition for a dichromatic ODT with a laser frequency ratio of 2:1. Also a dichromatic magic-wavelength ODT laser system for 87Rb atoms is proposed and experimentally realized by employing the quasi-phase-matched frequency doubling technique with telecom laser and fiber amplifier.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 May 2012
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 8440, Quantum Optics II, 84400Q (4 May 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.922113
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Junmin Wang, Shanxi Univ. (China)
Yongjie Cheng, Shanxi Univ. (China)
Shanlong Guo, Shanxi Univ. (China)
Baodong Yang, Shanxi Univ. (China)
Jun He, Shanxi Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8440:
Quantum Optics II
Thomas Durt; Victor N. Zadkov, Editor(s)

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