Trapping and cooling of atoms in a vacuum perturbed in a frequency-dependent manner


Journal Article

We show that light-induced mechanical forces that act on atoms may be significantly enhanced and acquire novel physical character when the electromagnetic reservoir which mediates the atomic relaxation is colored (i.e., frequency dependent). © 1991 The American Physical Society.

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Cited Authors

  • Mossberg, TW; Lewenstein, M; Gauthier, DJ

Published Date

  • January 1, 1991

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 67 / 13

Start / End Page

  • 1723 - 1726

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0031-9007

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1103/PhysRevLett.67.1723

Citation Source

  • Scopus