New diagnostic technique for Zeeman-compensated atomic beam slowing: technique and results

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Molenaar, P.A.; Straten, P. van der; Heideman, H.G.M.; Metcalf, H.;
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    arxiv: Physics::Atomic Physics | Physics::Accelerator Physics

We have developed a new diagnostic tool for the study of Zeeman-compensated slowing of an alkali atomic beam. Our time-of-flight technique measures the longitudinal veloc- ity distribution of the slowed atoms with a resolution below the Doppler limit of 30 cm/s. Further... View more
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