State-insensitive cooling and trapping of single atoms in an optical cavity

J. McKeever, J. R. Buck, A. D. Boozer, A. Kuzmich, H. C. Nägerl, D. M. Stamper-Kurn, H. J. Kimble

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A new set of ideas within the setting of cavity OED, including state-insensitive trapping suitable for strong coupling were outlined. Trapping of single atoms with g0≫(δ0, κ, γ) was achieved with lifetimes τ≃2-3 s. Continuous observations of multiple atoms in a cavity were considered.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number133602
Pages (from-to)133602/1-133602/4
JournalPhysical review letters
Issue number13
StatePublished - Apr 4 2003

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Physics and Astronomy


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