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Optical Cooling and Trapping (OT)

Optical Cooling and Trapping

This group is concerned with the physics of laser cooling, electromagnetic trapping and other radiative manipulation of neutral atoms, ions, dielectric particles and nanostructures. These fundamental studies are used to develop applications to new kinds of physics measurements and processes such as high resolution spectroscopy, atomic clocks, atomic collisions, atom optics, bio-molecular interactions, and atomic-scale and nano-scale fabrication. Basic studies involve Bose-Einstein condensates, cold collisions, optical lattices, optomechanics, and soft-matter interactions.

On-Demand Optical Cooling and Trapping Webinars

You can watch any of the following webinar presentations, which were hosted by the Optical Cooling and Trapping Technical Group, on-demand.

Markus Krutzik Ferdinand-Braun-InstitutChair
Victoria Henderson Humboldt Universitat zu BerlinMember

If you are a member of the Optical Cooling and Trapping Technical Group and have ideas for activities and initiatives to help engage this community, please share them with the chair, Markus Krutzik.


View Technical Group webinars on-demand at any time or register for any of our upcoming webinars online. Each webinar is an hour long and features a technical presentation on a topic selected by your Technical Groups.





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