Chinese Optics Letters, Volume. 13, Issue 6, 061405(2015)

Integrated design of a compact magneto-optical trap for space applications

Qiuzhi Qu, Bin Wang*, Desheng Lü, Jianbo Zhao, Meifeng Ye, Wei Ren, Jingfeng Xiang, and Liang Liu**
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  • Key Laboratory for Quantum Optics, Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai 201800, China
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    A conventional MOT (left) compared with a compact folded optical path style trap (right).
    Set of the CMOT mechanism. The up and down flanges are separately connected with ion pumps and an atomic clock chamber k.
    The optical configuration showing one laser path of the CMOT. Another one is counter-propagating along this path completely.
    The detected atom number variance in a long-term operation.
    • Table 1. Thicknesses of the Elastomers and Decentration of the Lenses

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      Table 1. Thicknesses of the Elastomers and Decentration of the Lenses

      DG(mm)MaterialαG(°C1)αM(°C1)te(mm)δ1(mm)
      10BK77.1×10623.6×1061.054.7×105
      20BK77.1×10623.6×1062.107.6×105
      30B2709.4×10623.6×1062.721.6×104
      35JGS-25.5×10723.6×1064.412.5×104
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    Qiuzhi Qu, Bin Wang, Desheng Lü, Jianbo Zhao, Meifeng Ye, Wei Ren, Jingfeng Xiang, Liang Liu. Integrated design of a compact magneto-optical trap for space applications[J]. Chinese Optics Letters, 2015, 13(6): 061405

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    Paper Information

    Category: Lasers and Laser Optics

    Received: Jan. 13, 2015

    Accepted: Apr. 23, 2015

    Published Online: Sep. 14, 2018

    The Author Email: Bin Wang (wangbin@siom.ac.cn), Liang Liu (liang.liu@siom.ac.cn)

    DOI:10.3788/COL201513.061405

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