Abstract

A novel mirror arrangement that enables large interaction lengths between atomic beams and laser fields by use of a small amount of laser power is presented. Its application to focusing and compression of neutral atomic beams is discussed.

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    [CrossRef]
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    [CrossRef]
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    [CrossRef]
  4. K. Karremans, W. Vassen, W. Hogervorst, “Approaching the classical limit in the diamagnetic helium atom,” Phys. Rev. A 60, 2275–2284 (1999).
    [CrossRef]
  5. M. H. Anderson, J. R. Ensher, M. R. Matthews, C. E. Wieman, E. A. Cornell, “Observation of Bose–Einstein condensation in a dilute atomic vapor,” Science 269, 198–201 (1995).
    [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  6. E. Raab, M. Prentiss, A. Cable, S. Chu, D. E. Pritchard, “Trapping of neutral sodium atoms with radiation pressure,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 59, 2631–2634 (1987).
    [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  7. Z. T. Lu, K. L. Corwin, M. J. Renn, M. H. Anderson, E. A. Cornell, C. E. Wieman, “Low-velocity intense source of atoms from a magneto-optical trap,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 77, 3331–3334 (1996).
    [CrossRef] [PubMed]
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    [CrossRef] [PubMed]
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    [CrossRef] [PubMed]
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  11. H. C. W. Beijerinck, K. A. H. van Leeuwen, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands (personal communication, 1996).
  12. W. Lu, M. D. Hoogerland, D. Milic, K. G. H. Baldwin, S. J. Buckman, “A bright metastable atom source at 80 K,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. (to be published).
  13. R. G. Dall, M. D. Hoogerland, K. G. H. Baldwin, S. J. Buckman, “Guiding of metastable helium atoms through hollow optical fibers,” J. Opt. B 1, 396–401 (1999).
    [CrossRef]

1999 (3)

P. J. J. Tol, N. Herschbach, E. A. Hessels, W. Hogervorst, W. Vassen, “Large numbers of cold metastable helium atoms in a magneto-optical trap,” Phys. Rev. A 60, R761–R764 (1999).
[CrossRef]

K. Karremans, W. Vassen, W. Hogervorst, “Approaching the classical limit in the diamagnetic helium atom,” Phys. Rev. A 60, 2275–2284 (1999).
[CrossRef]

R. G. Dall, M. D. Hoogerland, K. G. H. Baldwin, S. J. Buckman, “Guiding of metastable helium atoms through hollow optical fibers,” J. Opt. B 1, 396–401 (1999).
[CrossRef]

1998 (1)

H. Mastwijk, J. Thomsen, P. van der Straten, A. Niehaus, “Optical collisions of cold metastable helium atoms,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 80, 5516–5519 (1998).
[CrossRef]

1996 (2)

Z. T. Lu, K. L. Corwin, M. J. Renn, M. H. Anderson, E. A. Cornell, C. E. Wieman, “Low-velocity intense source of atoms from a magneto-optical trap,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 77, 3331–3334 (1996).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

J. E. Simsarian, A. Gosh, G. Gwinner, L. A. Orozco, G. D. Sprouse, P. A. Voytas, “Magneto-optic trapping of 210Fr,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 76, 3522–3525 (1996).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

1995 (1)

M. H. Anderson, J. R. Ensher, M. R. Matthews, C. E. Wieman, E. A. Cornell, “Observation of Bose–Einstein condensation in a dilute atomic vapor,” Science 269, 198–201 (1995).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

1994 (1)

C. S. Adams, M. Sigel, J. Mlynek, “Atom optics,” Phys. Rep. 240, 143–210 (1994).
[CrossRef]

1993 (1)

M. Walhout, H. Megens, A. Witte, S. Rolston, “Magneto-optical trapping of metastable xenon: isotope-shift measurements,” Phys. Rev. A 48, R879–R882 (1993).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

1987 (1)

E. Raab, M. Prentiss, A. Cable, S. Chu, D. E. Pritchard, “Trapping of neutral sodium atoms with radiation pressure,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 59, 2631–2634 (1987).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Adams, C. S.

C. S. Adams, M. Sigel, J. Mlynek, “Atom optics,” Phys. Rep. 240, 143–210 (1994).
[CrossRef]

Anderson, M. H.

Z. T. Lu, K. L. Corwin, M. J. Renn, M. H. Anderson, E. A. Cornell, C. E. Wieman, “Low-velocity intense source of atoms from a magneto-optical trap,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 77, 3331–3334 (1996).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

M. H. Anderson, J. R. Ensher, M. R. Matthews, C. E. Wieman, E. A. Cornell, “Observation of Bose–Einstein condensation in a dilute atomic vapor,” Science 269, 198–201 (1995).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Baldwin, K. G. H.

R. G. Dall, M. D. Hoogerland, K. G. H. Baldwin, S. J. Buckman, “Guiding of metastable helium atoms through hollow optical fibers,” J. Opt. B 1, 396–401 (1999).
[CrossRef]

W. Lu, M. D. Hoogerland, D. Milic, K. G. H. Baldwin, S. J. Buckman, “A bright metastable atom source at 80 K,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. (to be published).

Beijerinck, H. C. W.

H. C. W. Beijerinck, K. A. H. van Leeuwen, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands (personal communication, 1996).

Buckman, S. J.

R. G. Dall, M. D. Hoogerland, K. G. H. Baldwin, S. J. Buckman, “Guiding of metastable helium atoms through hollow optical fibers,” J. Opt. B 1, 396–401 (1999).
[CrossRef]

W. Lu, M. D. Hoogerland, D. Milic, K. G. H. Baldwin, S. J. Buckman, “A bright metastable atom source at 80 K,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. (to be published).

Cable, A.

E. Raab, M. Prentiss, A. Cable, S. Chu, D. E. Pritchard, “Trapping of neutral sodium atoms with radiation pressure,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 59, 2631–2634 (1987).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Chu, S.

E. Raab, M. Prentiss, A. Cable, S. Chu, D. E. Pritchard, “Trapping of neutral sodium atoms with radiation pressure,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 59, 2631–2634 (1987).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Cornell, E. A.

Z. T. Lu, K. L. Corwin, M. J. Renn, M. H. Anderson, E. A. Cornell, C. E. Wieman, “Low-velocity intense source of atoms from a magneto-optical trap,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 77, 3331–3334 (1996).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

M. H. Anderson, J. R. Ensher, M. R. Matthews, C. E. Wieman, E. A. Cornell, “Observation of Bose–Einstein condensation in a dilute atomic vapor,” Science 269, 198–201 (1995).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Corwin, K. L.

Z. T. Lu, K. L. Corwin, M. J. Renn, M. H. Anderson, E. A. Cornell, C. E. Wieman, “Low-velocity intense source of atoms from a magneto-optical trap,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 77, 3331–3334 (1996).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Dall, R. G.

R. G. Dall, M. D. Hoogerland, K. G. H. Baldwin, S. J. Buckman, “Guiding of metastable helium atoms through hollow optical fibers,” J. Opt. B 1, 396–401 (1999).
[CrossRef]

Driessen, J. P. J.

J. P. J. Driessen, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands (personal communication, 1993).

Ensher, J. R.

M. H. Anderson, J. R. Ensher, M. R. Matthews, C. E. Wieman, E. A. Cornell, “Observation of Bose–Einstein condensation in a dilute atomic vapor,” Science 269, 198–201 (1995).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Gosh, A.

J. E. Simsarian, A. Gosh, G. Gwinner, L. A. Orozco, G. D. Sprouse, P. A. Voytas, “Magneto-optic trapping of 210Fr,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 76, 3522–3525 (1996).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Gwinner, G.

J. E. Simsarian, A. Gosh, G. Gwinner, L. A. Orozco, G. D. Sprouse, P. A. Voytas, “Magneto-optic trapping of 210Fr,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 76, 3522–3525 (1996).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Herschbach, N.

P. J. J. Tol, N. Herschbach, E. A. Hessels, W. Hogervorst, W. Vassen, “Large numbers of cold metastable helium atoms in a magneto-optical trap,” Phys. Rev. A 60, R761–R764 (1999).
[CrossRef]

Hessels, E. A.

P. J. J. Tol, N. Herschbach, E. A. Hessels, W. Hogervorst, W. Vassen, “Large numbers of cold metastable helium atoms in a magneto-optical trap,” Phys. Rev. A 60, R761–R764 (1999).
[CrossRef]

Hogervorst, W.

P. J. J. Tol, N. Herschbach, E. A. Hessels, W. Hogervorst, W. Vassen, “Large numbers of cold metastable helium atoms in a magneto-optical trap,” Phys. Rev. A 60, R761–R764 (1999).
[CrossRef]

K. Karremans, W. Vassen, W. Hogervorst, “Approaching the classical limit in the diamagnetic helium atom,” Phys. Rev. A 60, 2275–2284 (1999).
[CrossRef]

Hoogerland, M. D.

R. G. Dall, M. D. Hoogerland, K. G. H. Baldwin, S. J. Buckman, “Guiding of metastable helium atoms through hollow optical fibers,” J. Opt. B 1, 396–401 (1999).
[CrossRef]

W. Lu, M. D. Hoogerland, D. Milic, K. G. H. Baldwin, S. J. Buckman, “A bright metastable atom source at 80 K,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. (to be published).

Karremans, K.

K. Karremans, W. Vassen, W. Hogervorst, “Approaching the classical limit in the diamagnetic helium atom,” Phys. Rev. A 60, 2275–2284 (1999).
[CrossRef]

Lu, W.

W. Lu, M. D. Hoogerland, D. Milic, K. G. H. Baldwin, S. J. Buckman, “A bright metastable atom source at 80 K,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. (to be published).

Lu, Z. T.

Z. T. Lu, K. L. Corwin, M. J. Renn, M. H. Anderson, E. A. Cornell, C. E. Wieman, “Low-velocity intense source of atoms from a magneto-optical trap,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 77, 3331–3334 (1996).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Mastwijk, H.

H. Mastwijk, J. Thomsen, P. van der Straten, A. Niehaus, “Optical collisions of cold metastable helium atoms,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 80, 5516–5519 (1998).
[CrossRef]

Matthews, M. R.

M. H. Anderson, J. R. Ensher, M. R. Matthews, C. E. Wieman, E. A. Cornell, “Observation of Bose–Einstein condensation in a dilute atomic vapor,” Science 269, 198–201 (1995).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Megens, H.

M. Walhout, H. Megens, A. Witte, S. Rolston, “Magneto-optical trapping of metastable xenon: isotope-shift measurements,” Phys. Rev. A 48, R879–R882 (1993).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Milic, D.

W. Lu, M. D. Hoogerland, D. Milic, K. G. H. Baldwin, S. J. Buckman, “A bright metastable atom source at 80 K,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. (to be published).

Mlynek, J.

C. S. Adams, M. Sigel, J. Mlynek, “Atom optics,” Phys. Rep. 240, 143–210 (1994).
[CrossRef]

Niehaus, A.

H. Mastwijk, J. Thomsen, P. van der Straten, A. Niehaus, “Optical collisions of cold metastable helium atoms,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 80, 5516–5519 (1998).
[CrossRef]

Orozco, L. A.

J. E. Simsarian, A. Gosh, G. Gwinner, L. A. Orozco, G. D. Sprouse, P. A. Voytas, “Magneto-optic trapping of 210Fr,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 76, 3522–3525 (1996).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Prentiss, M.

E. Raab, M. Prentiss, A. Cable, S. Chu, D. E. Pritchard, “Trapping of neutral sodium atoms with radiation pressure,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 59, 2631–2634 (1987).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Pritchard, D. E.

E. Raab, M. Prentiss, A. Cable, S. Chu, D. E. Pritchard, “Trapping of neutral sodium atoms with radiation pressure,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 59, 2631–2634 (1987).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Raab, E.

E. Raab, M. Prentiss, A. Cable, S. Chu, D. E. Pritchard, “Trapping of neutral sodium atoms with radiation pressure,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 59, 2631–2634 (1987).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Renn, M. J.

Z. T. Lu, K. L. Corwin, M. J. Renn, M. H. Anderson, E. A. Cornell, C. E. Wieman, “Low-velocity intense source of atoms from a magneto-optical trap,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 77, 3331–3334 (1996).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Rolston, S.

M. Walhout, H. Megens, A. Witte, S. Rolston, “Magneto-optical trapping of metastable xenon: isotope-shift measurements,” Phys. Rev. A 48, R879–R882 (1993).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Sigel, M.

C. S. Adams, M. Sigel, J. Mlynek, “Atom optics,” Phys. Rep. 240, 143–210 (1994).
[CrossRef]

Simsarian, J. E.

J. E. Simsarian, A. Gosh, G. Gwinner, L. A. Orozco, G. D. Sprouse, P. A. Voytas, “Magneto-optic trapping of 210Fr,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 76, 3522–3525 (1996).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Sprouse, G. D.

J. E. Simsarian, A. Gosh, G. Gwinner, L. A. Orozco, G. D. Sprouse, P. A. Voytas, “Magneto-optic trapping of 210Fr,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 76, 3522–3525 (1996).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Thomsen, J.

H. Mastwijk, J. Thomsen, P. van der Straten, A. Niehaus, “Optical collisions of cold metastable helium atoms,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 80, 5516–5519 (1998).
[CrossRef]

Tol, P. J. J.

P. J. J. Tol, N. Herschbach, E. A. Hessels, W. Hogervorst, W. Vassen, “Large numbers of cold metastable helium atoms in a magneto-optical trap,” Phys. Rev. A 60, R761–R764 (1999).
[CrossRef]

van der Straten, P.

H. Mastwijk, J. Thomsen, P. van der Straten, A. Niehaus, “Optical collisions of cold metastable helium atoms,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 80, 5516–5519 (1998).
[CrossRef]

van Leeuwen, K. A. H.

H. C. W. Beijerinck, K. A. H. van Leeuwen, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands (personal communication, 1996).

Vassen, W.

P. J. J. Tol, N. Herschbach, E. A. Hessels, W. Hogervorst, W. Vassen, “Large numbers of cold metastable helium atoms in a magneto-optical trap,” Phys. Rev. A 60, R761–R764 (1999).
[CrossRef]

K. Karremans, W. Vassen, W. Hogervorst, “Approaching the classical limit in the diamagnetic helium atom,” Phys. Rev. A 60, 2275–2284 (1999).
[CrossRef]

Voytas, P. A.

J. E. Simsarian, A. Gosh, G. Gwinner, L. A. Orozco, G. D. Sprouse, P. A. Voytas, “Magneto-optic trapping of 210Fr,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 76, 3522–3525 (1996).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Walhout, M.

M. Walhout, H. Megens, A. Witte, S. Rolston, “Magneto-optical trapping of metastable xenon: isotope-shift measurements,” Phys. Rev. A 48, R879–R882 (1993).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Wieman, C. E.

Z. T. Lu, K. L. Corwin, M. J. Renn, M. H. Anderson, E. A. Cornell, C. E. Wieman, “Low-velocity intense source of atoms from a magneto-optical trap,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 77, 3331–3334 (1996).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

M. H. Anderson, J. R. Ensher, M. R. Matthews, C. E. Wieman, E. A. Cornell, “Observation of Bose–Einstein condensation in a dilute atomic vapor,” Science 269, 198–201 (1995).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Witte, A.

M. Walhout, H. Megens, A. Witte, S. Rolston, “Magneto-optical trapping of metastable xenon: isotope-shift measurements,” Phys. Rev. A 48, R879–R882 (1993).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

J. Opt. B (1)

R. G. Dall, M. D. Hoogerland, K. G. H. Baldwin, S. J. Buckman, “Guiding of metastable helium atoms through hollow optical fibers,” J. Opt. B 1, 396–401 (1999).
[CrossRef]

Phys. Rep. (1)

C. S. Adams, M. Sigel, J. Mlynek, “Atom optics,” Phys. Rep. 240, 143–210 (1994).
[CrossRef]

Phys. Rev. A (3)

P. J. J. Tol, N. Herschbach, E. A. Hessels, W. Hogervorst, W. Vassen, “Large numbers of cold metastable helium atoms in a magneto-optical trap,” Phys. Rev. A 60, R761–R764 (1999).
[CrossRef]

K. Karremans, W. Vassen, W. Hogervorst, “Approaching the classical limit in the diamagnetic helium atom,” Phys. Rev. A 60, 2275–2284 (1999).
[CrossRef]

M. Walhout, H. Megens, A. Witte, S. Rolston, “Magneto-optical trapping of metastable xenon: isotope-shift measurements,” Phys. Rev. A 48, R879–R882 (1993).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Phys. Rev. Lett. (4)

J. E. Simsarian, A. Gosh, G. Gwinner, L. A. Orozco, G. D. Sprouse, P. A. Voytas, “Magneto-optic trapping of 210Fr,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 76, 3522–3525 (1996).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

H. Mastwijk, J. Thomsen, P. van der Straten, A. Niehaus, “Optical collisions of cold metastable helium atoms,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 80, 5516–5519 (1998).
[CrossRef]

E. Raab, M. Prentiss, A. Cable, S. Chu, D. E. Pritchard, “Trapping of neutral sodium atoms with radiation pressure,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 59, 2631–2634 (1987).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Z. T. Lu, K. L. Corwin, M. J. Renn, M. H. Anderson, E. A. Cornell, C. E. Wieman, “Low-velocity intense source of atoms from a magneto-optical trap,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 77, 3331–3334 (1996).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Science (1)

M. H. Anderson, J. R. Ensher, M. R. Matthews, C. E. Wieman, E. A. Cornell, “Observation of Bose–Einstein condensation in a dilute atomic vapor,” Science 269, 198–201 (1995).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Other (3)

J. P. J. Driessen, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands (personal communication, 1993).

H. C. W. Beijerinck, K. A. H. van Leeuwen, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands (personal communication, 1996).

W. Lu, M. D. Hoogerland, D. Milic, K. G. H. Baldwin, S. J. Buckman, “A bright metastable atom source at 80 K,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. (to be published).

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